off-licence
off-licence off-licence n. a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere.

Syn: package store, liquor store. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • off-licence — off licences N COUNT: oft the N An off licence is a shop which sells beer, wine, and other alcoholic drinks. [BRIT] I m going to the off licence to buy some whisky. (in AM, use liquor store) …   English dictionary

  • off-licence — [ôflī′səns] n. Brit. a shop, counter, etc. at which alcoholic beverages are sold by the bottle for consumption elsewhere * * * off li·cence (ôf līʹsəns, ŏf ) n. Chiefly British A store that sells bottles or cans of alcoholic beverages for… …   Universalium

  • off-licence — off .licence n BrE a shop that sells wine, beer, and other alcoholic drinks, in bottles or cans American Equivalent: liquor store …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • off-licence — off ,licence noun count BRITISH a liquor store …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • off-licence — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a shop selling alcoholic drink for consumption elsewhere …   English terms dictionary

  • off-licence — [ôflī′səns] n. Brit. a shop, counter, etc. at which alcoholic beverages are sold by the bottle for consumption elsewhere …   English World dictionary

  • off-licence — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms off licence : singular off licence plural off licences British a shop that sells alcoholic drinks …   English dictionary

  • Off-licence — #REDIRECT Licensing laws of the United Kingdom#Off licence …   Wikipedia

  • off-licence — / ɒf ˌlaɪs(ə)ns/ noun 1. a shop which sells alcohol for drinking at home 2. a licence to sell alcohol for drinking away from the place where you buy it …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • off-licence — noun A shop selling alcohol for consumption only off the premises. Syn: bottle shop, bottlo, offy, liquor store …   Wiktionary

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