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coffee break Explained

coffee break at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] a short time when you stop working to have a cup of coffee// British Equivalent: tea break//

coffee break at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

70 Moby Thesaurus words for "coffee break":
TV dinner, alfresco meal, barbecue, break, breakfast, breath,
breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell,
breathing time, brunch, buffet supper, cigarette break, clambake,
cocktail hour, cookout, diner, dinner, downtime, elevenses,
enforced respite, fish fry, half time, half-time intermission,
halt, happy hour, high tea, holiday, hot luncheon, interim,
interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermittence, interregnum,
interruption, interval, letup, lull, lunch, luncheon, mash,
meat breakfast, off-time, pause, petit dejeuner, picnic, plateau,
point of repose, quiet spell, recess, relief, respite, rest,
resting point, spell, stay, supper, surcease, suspension, tea,
tea break, teatime, tiffin, time off, time out, vacation,
wiener roast, wienie roast

coffee break at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

a short period of rest when you stop working and drink coffee:
to have a coffee break

coffee break at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

coffee break
n : a snack taken during a break in the work day; "a ten-minute
coffee break"; "the British have tea breaks" [syn: {tea

coffee break at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a



Inter: en-noun » head=coffee break
  • A rest period during the business day (usually of about 10 or 15 minutes). So named because it is an opportunity to get coffee.

    Usage notes

    In regions of the United States there may be legislation mandating a coffee break (specified as a break of at leat certain length after a certain length of time working).


    Inter: trans-top » a rest period during the business day providing the opportunity to drink coffee
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kahvitauko, Inter: t- » fi|kahvipaussi
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|pause-café|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Kaffeepause|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|kaffepause|m
  • Russian: Inter: qualifier » neologism Inter: t+ » ru|кофе-брейк|m|tr=kófe-brɛ́jk|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

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    Category: Category:en:Coffee -
    Translation: ca » coffee break
    Translation: et » coffee break
    Translation: fr » coffee break
    Translation: kn » coffee break
    Translation: hu » coffee break
    Translation: my » coffee break
    Translation: fi » coffee break
    Translation: sv » coffee break