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Old Jan 14, 20, 1:49 am
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As a native english speaker I had never heard of the word "repast" until today.
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Old Jan 14, 20, 1:59 am
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Old Jan 14, 20, 7:00 am
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I don't get it either.
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Old Jan 14, 20, 10:09 am
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I believe "Repast" = " Repas"

Anyway, I've seen such translation errors very often at lots of these North Asian countries - it's just common and sort of direct interpretation of the original language version.

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Old Jan 14, 20, 11:10 am
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https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repast

Examples of repast in a Sentence

She offered us a light repast before we set out on our trip.

monks taking their evening repast in silence
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Old Jan 14, 20, 11:12 am
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No, repast is a synonym for meal. IMO it's somewhat old fashioned English, perhaps more commonly used in UK and the commonwealth than the USA.
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Old Jan 14, 20, 5:40 pm
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I have never heard or cannot remember hearing that word in England. I guess someone must have been looking to use a bit of Samuel Johnson?
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Old Jan 15, 20, 1:15 am
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Certainly familiar with it Down Under. I do however read a lot...so words that I am familiar with may not necessarily be widely used here.....
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Old Jan 15, 20, 1:25 am
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I like the Helen Keller sunglasses! Repast was fairly common until the 1970s. Now not so much.
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Old Jan 18, 20, 2:28 am
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Repast conjures up images of the mice and other woodland creatures dining at Redwall Abbey from the books of Brian Jacques. If I had to say, I think that's where I learned it from as a child.
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