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main course

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
main courseˌmain ˈcourse noun [countable]  DFthe main part of a meal What are you going to have for your main course? starter, main course and dessert
Examples from the Corpus
main courseWe're having appetizers, a main course, a dessert, drinks, everything.Typically, 2 birds are required per person for a main course and 1 bird per person for a salad course.One reporter might work on an appetizer, another on a main course, and a third on a dessert.These are all main course salads.Breakfast is a buffet, and guests are offered a choice of main course at dinner.No one said a word until the waiters wheeled in the centrepiece of the main course.
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