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in Brazilian Portuguese refeição=meal and comida=food and that's it! exemplos: Eu faço três refeições por dia e a comida que eu como não é saudável. Qual é a sua comida preferida? Batata. E a sua refeição preferida? O almoço.


Spanish food= comida Spanish meal= comida Portuguese food= comida Portuguese meal= refeição So, the meaning for food in both is comida. But in Spanish comida also means meal. The meaning for food is the same in both languages. The word for meal is not.


According to dictionaries, refeição has the same meaning of Spanish refacción, that is, refeição is the act or effect of eating a meal, any meal at any time. But the word, in my experience, is mainly, though certainly not exclusively, used to mean either one of the daily meals, as dinner or breakfast, or a meal with sustenance, usually to strengthen the body ...

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