Definition of off-licence in English:


Syllabification: off-li·cence


  • 1A store selling alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere.
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    • In all, police visited 13 shops and only one off-licence sold the youngster drink.
    • A similar appeal has been made to off-licences and other shops selling alcohol, in a letter which has even gone to pubs as much as five miles away from the football stadium.
    • In the past year, Irish police have adopted a tougher approach to pubs and off-licences that sell drink to teens.
  • 1.1A license for this.

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