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English definition of “bar”

bar

noun [C] (DRINKING PLACE)    /bɑːr/ US  /bɑːr/
A1 a place where drinks , especially alcoholic drinks , are sold and drunk , or the area in such a place where the person serving the drinks stands : They noticed him going into the hotel bar. There weren't any free tables , so I sat at the bar. Why don't you ask the guy behind the bar (= serving drinks there)?Selling and serving alcoholic drinksPublic entertainment venues
(Definition of bar noun (DRINKING PLACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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