Meaning of “breath test” in the English Dictionary

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"breath test" in British English

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breath testnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbreθ ˌtest/ us /ˈbreθ ˌtest/

a test in which the police ask a driver to blow into a breathalyser (= a device shaped like a bag) to show if they have drunk too much alcohol to be allowed to drive

(Definition of “breath test” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"breath test" in American English

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breath testnoun [ C ]

/ˈbreθ ˌtest/

a test in which the police ask a driver to blow into a special device to show whether the driver has drunk too much alcohol to drive

(Definition of “breath test” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)