Definition of off-licence in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒflʌɪs(ə)ns/


A shop selling alcoholic drink for consumption elsewhere.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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