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  • n. Plural form of braai.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of braai.


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  • 'braais' - the barbecues that are a must at all South African outings - are waiting to be lit for an all-day party on Christmas day.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "But a section of the current generation sees it as just a mere public holiday: an excuse to go to festival, to go drinking and to have 'braais' (barbeques)," said Hlongwane, who was 11 when he took part in the protest marches.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Another witness, serving prisoner Johannes Kleyn, told the commission that during his time in the workshops, where he specialised in sheet metal, an estimated 70 percent of jobs were private, making items such as braais, smokers and metal fireplaces for warders, and 30 percent work for the State.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Picnics like braais, are a way of life here, not surprising given the good weather.

    'It is South Africa's sheer beauty that I will take away with me'

  • John and Mary host movie nights, braais, have helped with some funding ideas and funding, can relate to what it's like to be a volunteer because they were once volunteers themselves, and have really opened up their hearts and lives to all of us.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Mugabe has lamented that the farms are mostly used for weekend braais (barbecues), while the state media has reported that settlers given cheap fuel, seed, fertilizer and implements have sold them on the black market.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It's just a silly word :P I don't get many braais here as it rains whenever you start lighting them.

    Cow Protection

  • "We can do something about it instead of just talking about it around braais."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • We can do something about it instead of just talking about it around braais (barbecue grills/parties). '

    ANC Today

  • At braais it made me cringe to hear whites making racist remarks while they were in the presence of, or being served by, a black person.

    Rainbow’s End


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