sell-by date Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sell-by date" in British English

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sell-by datenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsel.baɪˌdeɪt/ UK (US pull date)
a ​dateprinted on a ​product such as ​food after which it should not be ​sold
(Definition of sell-by date from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sell-by datenoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US pull date) COMMERCE
a ​dateprinted on the ​container of a ​product such as ​food after which it should not be ​sold: Never eat meat that is past its sell-by-date. bear/​carry/have a sell-by-date
(Definition of sell-by date from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sell-by date”
in Chinese (Simplified) (商品上标明的)出售截止日期,保质期…
in Turkish son satış tarihi…
in Russian срок годности…
in Chinese (Traditional) (商品上標明的)到期日,保存期限…
in Polish data ważności…
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