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drink-driving Syllabification: drink-driv·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈdriNGk ˈˌdrīviNG/

Definition of drink-driving in English:


British term for drunk driving.
Example sentences
  • French police found that Paul was over the legal limit for drink-driving at the time of the crash.
  • At the time of the chase, he was on bail for drink-driving and driving while banned.
  • He has been released on bail, pending analysis of a blood sample, for drink-driving.


Pronunciation: /ˈdriNGk ˈˌdrīvər/
Example sentences
  • In other words, not all drink-drivers who watched the advertisements were caught by the police, and some who did not watch the advertisements were among those who were caught.
  • The convicted drink-driver admitted to the officers he had ‘been in trouble with the police for violence’.
  • We will be revealing the identity of convicted drink-drivers who shamelessly put lives at risk.
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