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"cover charge" in British English

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cover chargenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​charge that is sometimes ​added to the ​amount that a ​customerpays 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 ​customerpays 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 ​moneycharged by some ​restaurants in ​addition to the ​charge for ​food and drink, or an ​amount of ​moneyadded in a club to ​pay for the ​entertainment: There was no ​covercharge - 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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