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off-licence

Syllabification: off-li·cence

Definition of off-licence in English:

noun

British
1A store selling alcoholic beverages 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.
1.1A license for this.

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