Definition of place setting in English:

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place setting

Pronunciation: /ˈplās ˌsediNG/


A complete set of dishes and cutlery provided for one person at a meal.
Example sentences
  • She also mentions that when confused by a complicated place setting, one should use the cutlery from the outside and then work in towards the plate.
  • I daintily set mine on the tray provided, careful not to let it spill onto the puffy place setting.
  • There will have to be a third place setting at the table in the candlelit restaurant and an extra complimentary pass will be needed at the night club.

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Syllabification: place set·ting

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