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drink

noun [C or U] uk   us   /drɪŋk/

drink noun [C or U] (LIQUID)

A1 (an amount of) liquid that is taken into the body through the mouth: Would you like a drink of water/tea/juice? They'd had no food or drink for two days.
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drink noun [C or U] (ALCOHOL)

A2 alcoholic liquid: Do we have time for a quick drink? Whose turn is it to buy the drinks?UK We ran out of drink at the party.drinks [plural] a party at which you have drinks, especially alcoholic drinks: Come for drinks on Saturday.UK We're having a small drinks party for one of our colleagues who's leaving next week.
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drink

verb uk   us   /drɪŋk/ (drank, drunk)

drink verb (LIQUID)

A1 [I or T] to take liquid into the body through the mouth: He drank three glasses of water. The animals came down to the waterhole to drink.
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drink verb (ALCOHOL)

A2 [I] to drink alcohol: "Would you like a glass of wine?" "No thanks, I don't drink." I didn't drink at all while I was pregnant.
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