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convenience food

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Definition of convenience food in English:

noun

A food, typically a complete meal, that has been pre-prepared commercially and so requires minimum further preparation by the consumer: convenience foods make life easier [mass noun]: a diet of convenience food
More example sentences
  • And convenience food, something prepared is often three to 400 times what the ingredients cost if you go buy them at the store.
  • The family horseradish patch provided his first convenience food; his horseradish was offered for sale, scrubbed and scraped or grated in vinegar, in clear glass bottles which revealed the purity of the product.
  • As a convenience food for human beings, however, with slick marketing and the halo of a health food, soy is worth billions.

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