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(Definition of best-before date from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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best-before datenoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US best-if-used-by date) COMMERCE
the ​date after which ​food or drink begins to ​lose its ​quality or taste: The ​company has new ​machines that ​print best-before ​dates onto ​packaging.
(Definition of best-before date from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “best-before date”
in Chinese (Simplified) (食品的)保质期…
in Chinese (Traditional) (食品的)保存期限…
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