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petrol station

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Definition of petrol station in English:

noun

British
An establishment selling petrol and oil (and sometimes also other supplies and services) for motor vehicles.
Example sentences
  • 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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