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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplatefulplate‧ful /ˈpleɪtfʊl/ noun [countable]  AMOUNTall the food that is on a plateplateful of a plateful of toast
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platefulConsider a plateful of baked beans on toast.Politely declining a plateful, I retreated upstairs for a more conventional lunch.It is like trying to get a firm grip on a plateful of pudding.At three fifteen Mavis brought us in our tea on a tray with a plateful of shortbread biscuits.If that sounds like a cutting-edge plateful, it is.All they seemed interested in was guzzling platefuls of sausages and going back to the counter for more.Eventually the waitress cleared away Anna's plateful of cold bacon.
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