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use-by date

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE a date that is printed on a container of food, medicine, etc. to show that it may not be safe to use it after that particular date: It is illegal for retailers to sell food past its use-by date. →  Compare best-before date , expiry date , pull date , sell-by date
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