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à la carte

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à la carte
n. (French) menu that consists of individual dishes priced separately
 
adj. (Food and drink) allowing selection from a menu that consists of individual dishes priced separately
 
adv. (French) by ordering dishes on a menu that are listed and priced separately

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À la carte
À la carte is a French language loan phrase meaning "according to the menu", and used
  • in reference to a menu of items priced and ordered separately, i.e. the usual operation of restaurants. This is in contrast to a table d'hôte, at which a menu with limited or no choice is served at a fixed price.
  • to order an item from the menu on its own, e.g. a steak without the potatoes and vegetables is steak à la carte
  • also in reference to pricing models, e.g. à la carte pricing

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À la carte (disambiguation)
À la carte is a French expression meaning "from the card", and is used in restaurant terminology.

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a la carte

Noun
1. a menu having individual dishes listed with separate prices
(hypernym) menu, bill of fare, card, carte du jour, carte

Adjective
1. (of a restaurant meal) having unlimited choices with a separate price for each item
(antonym) table d'hote, prix fixe

Adverb
1. by ordering items listed individually on a menu; "we ate a la carte"


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a la carte
a la carte, according to a menu that prices each dish separately

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à la carte
n. z jídelního lístku
 
příd.jm. jídlo výběr jídel z jídelního lístku


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