convenience food


noun

any packaged food, dish, or meal that can be prepared quickly and easily, as by thawing or heating.

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Origin of convenience food

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for convenience food

convenience food

noun

food that needs little preparation, especially food that has been pre-prepared and preserved for long-term storage
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