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Definition of happy hour in English:

noun

A period of the day when drinks are sold at reduced prices in a bar or other licensed establishment.
Example sentences
  • They ask new licensed premises to adhere to conditions which outlaw happy hours and other heavy price discounts which encourage binge drinking.
  • The Government wants to end happy hours and slash the price of soft drinks to help rid town centres of rampaging drunks.
  • A more effective way to reduce binge drinking is to curb happy hours and other cheap drinks promotions.

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