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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dinerdin‧er /ˈdaɪnə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 DFEATsomeone who is eating in a restaurant2 especially American EnglishDF a small restaurant that serves cheap meals
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dinerEtiquette requires more or less continuous competition among diners to keep one another's tea-cups topped up.He was known in every bar and diner in town, and tolerated in most.It is now established as a healthy food, with popular appeal for the ever-growing numbers of health-conscious diners.But now, along with high drama, diners at Checkers can enjoy a lighter menu.For diners on any kind of restricted diet, this is an invaluable service.Now the gluttonous diner has a wide array of eateries from which to choose.The two link up later, however, at a roadside diner.The forks of the diners flash from plate to mouth and back.
From Longman Business Dictionarydinerdin‧er /ˈdaɪnə-ər/ noun [countable] American English a small restaurant that serves cheap mealsShe’s a waitress in an all-night diner.
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