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drinking-up time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drink
drinking-up timeˌdrinking-ˈup time noun [uncountable]  DFD British English the time when people are allowed to finish their drinks in a pub, but cannot buy any more drinks
Examples from the Corpus
drinking-up timeThe drinking-up time is half an hour for people taking meals if the liquor was supplied ancillary to meals.
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