Definition of hawker centre in English:
(In South East Asia) a market at which individual vendors sell ready-to-eat food from small booths.
- I'm off to swim in the pool before seafood dinner in a hawker centre.
- If I had used a little more logic (very ironic for the topic at hand), I should have spent that $48 to buy 144 packets of tissue from the next lucky blind old man who approaches me while I dine at a hawker centre.
- Ethnic Chinatown has a grand hawker centre on Smith Street, with 18 kiosks spilling onto the road.
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