Definición de canteen en inglés:

canteen

Silabificación: can·teen
Pronunciación: /kanˈtēn
 
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sustantivo

1A restaurant provided by an organization such as a military camp, college, factory, or company for its soldiers, students, staff, etc.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Anybody who has seen a fight sequence from a Hindi film which takes place in a college canteen or a restaurant will know the answer.
  • It is also about the activities of college students in the canteen, sports fields and between classes.
  • Scotland's school canteens must become bistro-style restaurants, complete with salad bars and a menu of baguettes and grilled fish, food experts are to tell ministers.
Sinónimos
2A small water bottle, as used by soldiers or campers.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You don't just tell your soldiers to fill their canteens with water; you check them before a patrol to make sure they did.
  • I also threw in two canteens of water and a flashlight (even though we weren't staying out after dark), the map from my office as well as my lensatic compass.
  • The utility belt attached below the vest includes two canteens of water and a nine-millimeter pistol.
Sinónimos
container, flask, bottle

Origen

mid 18th century (originally denoting a type of shop in a barracks or garrison town): from French cantine, from Italian cantina 'cellar'.

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