sell-by date


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sell-by date

(sĕl′bī′)

sell-by date

n
1. (Commerce) a date printed on the packaging of perishable goods, indicating the date after which the goods should not be offered for sale
2. past one's sell-by date informal beyond one's prime

sell-by date

expiration date
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sell-by date - a date stamped on perishable produce indicating the date by which it should be sold
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
date - a particular day specified as the time something happens; "the date of the election is set by law"
Translations

sell-by date

[ˈselbaɪˌdeɪt] Nfecha f de caducidad

sell-by date

n˜ Haltbarkeitsdatum nt; to be past one’s sell-by date (hum inf)seine besten Tage hinter sich (dat)haben

sell-by date

[ˈsɛlbaɪˌdeɪt] ndata di scadenza

sell-by date

تَارِيخٌ اِنْتِهَاءُ الصلاحية datum minimální trvanlivosti sidste salgsdag Haltbarkeitsdatum ανώτερη ημερομηνία πώλησης fecha límite de venta viimeinen myyntipäivä date limite de vente rok trajanja scadenza 販売期限 유통만기일 uiterste verkoopdatum siste salgsdato termin ważności data de validade срок реализации sista försäljningsdag วันหมดอายุ son satış tarihi ngày hàng hết hạn bán 销售日期
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People in Scotland are the worst offenders, with over one in ten (13%) finding things that have gone past their sell-by date more than once a week, followed by those in East Anglia (12%), the North East (11%) and Wales (10%).
Officials there discovered 25kg of seafood and margarine past the sell-by date, and another 24kg of meat, sauces, cheese and sugar that had no visible sell-by date.
Dalton Phillips, of Morrisons, said: "The yoghurts I eat are often way past the sell-by date.
EGGS How long they really last: Three weeks past the sell-by date in the fridge; one year in the freezer (out of shell).
But when you reach your sell-by date, you reach your sell-by date.
Each package has a Sell-By date of May 13-June 22 and bears the establishment number EST.
The stock was well past its sell-by date," a spokesman for the PACP said.
WARRINGTON legend Lee Briers is adamant he will not play on past his sell-by date.
11, 2010: This release is being reissued because of an error in the sell-by date of one of the lots.
Hannaford will provide a refund or replacement of any beef or ground beef product purchased at its stores with these sell-by date ranges.
FLOWERS approaching their sell-by date at a Nuneaton supermarket are being given to the town's Mary Ann Evans Hospice to help brighten up the day for patients.
MANY people seem happy to eat food after its sell-by date has expired, a poll out today says.