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junk food

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Definition of junk food in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Pre-prepared or packaged food that has low nutritional value: I was eating too much junk food
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  • When I was a child I wasn't allowed to eat so much junk food from fast food outlets that I became overweight and ill.
  • That means an annual exposure to thousands of commercials for junk food and fast food.
  • Not only are our kids overfed on junk food and fast food, they are fast becoming victims of the techno age.

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