Entry from British & World English dictionary
An establishment selling petrol and oil (and sometimes also other supplies and services) for motor vehicles.
- There was actually traffic at the main junction, and I had to queue for service at the petrol station.
- They had helped push it to a petrol station to get some fuel before he drove off without paying.
- The store applied for an alcohol licence to cover not only the supermarket shelves, but also the shop at the petrol station.
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