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off-li·cence

(ôf′lī′səns, ŏf′-)
n. Chiefly British
A store that sells bottles or cans of alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises.
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off-licence

n
1. a shop, or a counter in a pub or hotel, where alcoholic drinks are sold for consumption elsewhere. US equivalents: package store or liquor store
2. a licence permitting such sales
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off-licence

liquor store
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.off-licence - a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhereoff-licence - a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
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off-licence

noun (Brit.) offie or offy (Brit. informal), liquor store (U.S. & Canad.), bottle shop (Austral. & N.Z.), bottle store (S. African), package store (U.S. & Canad.) He went into an off-licence to buy a bottle of cider.
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Translations

off-licence

[ˈɒfˌlaɪsəns] N (Brit) (= shop) → bodega f, tienda f de licores (LAm)
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off-licence

مَحَلٌ يُبِيعُ الـخُمُورِ لِتَنَاوُلِهَا خَارِجَ الـمَحَلِّ alkoholické nápoje vin- og spiritusforretning Wein- und Spirituosenhandlung κατάστημα πώλησης οινοπνευματωδών ποτών tienda de vinos y licores alkoholiliike débit de boissons trgovina koja prodaje alkohol negozio di alcolici 酒類販売免許 주류판매 면허 slijterij vin- og brennevinsbutikk koncesja alkoholowa loja de bebidas alcoólicas разрешение на продажу спиртного навынос vin- och spritbutik ร้านขายสุรา içki satan dükkan cửa hàng rượu 酒品专卖店
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References in periodicals archive ?
"The police need to work closely with many different agencies, in particular the designated premises supervisors and off-license managers."
Prosecuting lawyer Peter Magill said Briers was one of two robbers who forced staff at the Richmond Gardens off-license in Glengormley on October 5 last year to hand over money after they were threatened with a bottle of wine.
But if you did, and I know because I've checked, they don't say 'Friendship is opening up a mate's off-license at tax payers' expense...'