Pronunciation: (ka-fā', ku- or, esp. for 4, Fr. ka-fā'), [key]
—pl. -fésPronunciation: (-fāz'; Fr. -fā'). [key]
1. a restaurant, often with an enclosed or outdoor section extending onto the sidewalk.
2. a restaurant, usually small and unpretentious.
3. a barroom, cabaret, or nightclub.
4. coffee. Also,ca•fe'.
Pronunciation: (ka-fā', ku-), [key]
a U.S. federally mandated standard of average minimum miles-per-gallon fuel consumption for all the cars produced by an automobile manufacturer in a given year.
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