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Syllabification: bev·er·age
Pronunciation: /ˈbev(ə)rij

Definition of beverage in English:


A drink, especially one other than water.
Example sentences
  • In this country each individual is free to decide whether or not to drink alcoholic beverages.
  • With the facilities open daily, young people will be able to get soft drinks, hot beverages and snacks.
  • Do you like to drink warm beverages in the morning or do you prefer yours cold?


Middle English: from Old French bevrage, based on Latin bibere 'to drink'.

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