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n. - A small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food.

Usage examples (38)
  • In France, a brasserie is a café doubling as a restaurant with a relaxed setting, which serves single dishes and other meals.
  • By tradition, a brasserie is a modest restaurant, a place where you can enjoy a good, unpretentious meal at almost any time of day.
  • The word 'brasserie' is also French for brewery and, by extension, "the brewing business."
  • A brasserie, which is good for quick, simple meals; and a conservatory, which serves up a marvellous cream tea. for more
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  • A "brasserie" is a food-and-drink bar, "brassier" is more like brass, a "brassiere" is a woman's undergarment or bra, while a "brazier" or "brasier" is a cooking utensil that holds live coals.
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