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"cover charge" in British English

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cover chargenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈkʌv.ə ˌtʃɑːdʒ/ us   /ˈkʌv.ɚ ˌtʃɑːrdʒ/
a charge that is sometimes added to the amount that a customer pays for food, drinks, and service in a restaurant, or that is added in a nightclub to pay for entertainment
(Definition of cover charge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cover charge" in American English

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cover chargenoun [C]

us   /ˈkʌv·ər ˌtʃɑrdʒ/
a charge added to the amount that a customer pays for food and drink in a restaurant or nightclub to pay for service or entertainment
(Definition of cover charge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cover charge" in Business English

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cover chargenoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us  
COMMERCE an amount of money charged by some restaurants in addition to the charge for food and drink, or an amount of money added in a club to pay for the entertainment: There was no cover charge - she just wanted to provide a place for musicians to share their music.
(Definition of cover charge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cover charge”
in Chinese (Simplified) (饭店或夜总会的)服务费…
in Chinese (Traditional) (飯店或夜總會的)服務費…
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