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"The after-dinner treat I like most to eat is a slice of warm cherry pie."

In this sentence, I don't know the meaning of "treat". (The after-dinner treat) ➡️ is it correct expression?

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Yes, it's correct.

Treat:

[Merriam-Webster]

2 : an especially unexpected source of joy, delight, or amusement · seeing her again was a treat

We took the kids to the water park as a special treat.
cookies and other tasty treats
She rewarded the dog with a treat.

In the case of cherry pie as an after-dinner treat, the treat happens to be dessert.

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