drive-in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"drive-in" in British English

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drive-inadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈdraɪv.ɪn/ mainly US
A drive-in ​bank, ​cinema, ​restaurant, etc. is one that you can use or ​visit without getting out of ​yourcar.

drive-innoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdraɪv.ɪn/
a ​cinema or ​restaurant that you can ​visit without getting out of ​yourcar
(Definition of drive-in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drive-in" in American English

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drive-innoun [C]

 /ˈdrɑɪvˌɪn/
a ​business or ​part of a ​business that you can use or ​visit while ​staying in ​yourcar: a drive-in ​restaurant I ​deposited my ​check at the bank’s drive-in ​window.
(Definition of drive-in from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"drive-in" in Business English

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drive-innoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdraɪvɪn/ US COMMERCE
a ​bank, cinema, or ​restaurant that you can visit without ​leaving your ​car: I saw the movie 10 ​times at the drive-in.
drive-in
adjective [ before noun]
Drive-in ​banks and drive-in movie theaters seem logical ​extensions of a ​carculture, but a drive-in church?
(Definition of drive-in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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