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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or serving fast food


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  • While the area has country charm, Ms. Dixon says, its restaurant scene has long been characterized by the fast-food outlets at two huge truck stops.

    Dreams Come True. Or Not.

  • When I ask the public relations officer how the tens of thousands of visitors will be fed, she doesn't use the words "canteen" or "restaurant" but the modern-day equivalent, "concessions": the big-name fast-food outlets will soon take up their rightful places.

    In Stratford's Olympic park, you can smell the ambition for London 2012

  • They can get themselves down to one of thousands of charity shops and buy 2 or 3 books for less than the price of a so-called fast-food "meal".

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Later, roadside and suburban ones, with homes and ice cream parlors, banks and pharmacies, fast-food joints and commercial zones of massive surface areas containing malls, outlet stores, entertainment complexes, and of course car dealerships, filling stations, and the “motor hotels” that Americans contracted into “motels.”

    The English Is Coming!

  • He wound down some residential side streets, past a donut shop, a nondescript grocery store, and several fast-food places, and into an apartment complex with tan vinyl siding, a pool, and a freshly paved parking lot under yellow streetlamps.

    Rogue Oracle

  • It's no surprise that the mayor who required fast-food restaurants to display the caloric content of every menu item would declaim food trucks.

    Bloomberg's Nanny State Targets Street Food

  • Dave was placed in foster care, and after being bounced from home to home he applied himself with the same raw intensity, working well over 40 hours a week while in junior high (he had to lie about his age so he could work), taking what jobs he could as a busboy at fast-food joints and a shoe shiner in seedy bars.

    The Self-Made Man Behind the Marvel

  • General Mills Inc. said it would increase prices in November on a quarter of its breakfast cereals and fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. said it would raise menu prices.

    Inflation Outlook for Food Still Tame

  • The strategy has helped McDonald's win market share in the fast-food market.

    McDonald's Intends to Raise Prices

  • The fast-food company reported a third-quarter profit of $1.39 billion, or $1.29 a share, up from $1.26 billion, or $1.15 a share, a year earlier.

    McDonald's Intends to Raise Prices


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