sell-by date


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sell-by date

(sĕl′bī′)
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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
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sell-by date

expiration date
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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"
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Translations

sell-by date

[ˈselbaɪˌdeɪt] Nfecha f de caducidad
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sell-by date

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

[ˈsɛlbaɪˌdeɪt] ndata di scadenza
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
class="MsoNormalI was speaking to a guy friend recently who told me that I had approached my sell-by date of getting married and should just focus on my studies (I went back to school), because I could not land a husband.
United States-based retailer Costco apologized Thursday for selling frozen spicy hotpot more than one year past its sell-by date due to a packaging error.
A RETIRED GP and assisted suicide campaigner is planning his own death because he feels he is past his "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).
Now the Co-op has promised an inquiry into the mix-up, after the family discovered other bottles past their sell-by date on the shelves.
But when you reach your sell-by date, you reach your sell-by date." That's Big Brother, best before July 11, 2003, when the show lost its purpose and evicted housemate Jon Tickle was allowed back in.
"The stock was well past its sell-by date," a spokesman for the PACP said.
When police questioned the two, they discovered that their cold storage truck contained about three tons of meat, and officials from the Consumer Protection Office later found that the sell-by date on the meat had expired.
Sometimes, I can't help but think that Jamie Oliver is trying 'Teachers who are past their sell-by date struggle to control a class' to suck all the fun out of life.