Definitions for canteenkænˈtin
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small container used esp. by soldiers and hikers for carrying water or other liquids.
a general store and cafeteria at a military base.
a place where free entertainment is provided for military personnel.
a snack bar, as in a factory or school.
a social club, esp. for teenagers.
Brit. a box or chest for cutlery and other table utensils.
Origin of canteen:
1730–40; < F cantine < It cantina cellar, perh. der. of canto corner (see cant1) with -ina -ine3
a flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers
sells food and personal items to personnel at an institution or school or camp etc.
canteen, mobile canteen(noun)
a restaurant outside; often for soldiers or policemen
a recreation room in an institution
restaurant in a factory; where workers can eat
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a small metal drink container
***a water canteen
***employees eating in the canteen
a small cafeteria or snack bar, especially one in a military establishment, school, or place of work
a temporary or mobile cafu00E9 used in an emergency or on a film location etc
a box with compartments for storing eating utensils, silverware etc
a military mess kit
A water bottle used by a soldier or camper.
Origin: From cantine, from cantina.
a vessel used by soldiers for carrying water, liquor, or other drink
the sutler's shop in a garrison; also, a chest containing culinary and other vessels for officers
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Translations for canteen
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a place where meals are sold in a factory, barracks etc.
- مَطْعَمٌ فس مُعَسْكَرArabic
- cantinaPortuguese (BR)
- die KantineGerman
- cantina, comedorSpanish
- فروشگاه یا رستوران ارتشیFarsi
- étkezde, kantinHungarian
- kantine, messeNorwegian
- فروشگاه یا رستوران ارتشیPersian
- كانتين، دعسكرو داوسېدلو په ځاى كې يو دوكان چه پر عسكرو شيان پلورى، په مكتبو كې هم دغه ډول دوكانونه جوړيږىPashto
- kantína, (vojenská študentská) jedáleňSlovak
- menza, kantinaSlovenian
- marketenteri, kantinSwedish
- (工廠、軍營內的)食堂，餐廳Chinese (Trad.)
- буфет, їдальняUkrainian
- کسی کارخانے ، فیکٹری میں کھانے کی جگہUrdu
- （工厂、军营内的）小卖部，食堂，餐厅Chinese (Simp.)
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