Definition of “brewery” - English Dictionary

“brewery” in English

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brewerynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbrʊə.ri/ us /ˈbrʊr.i/

Examples from literature

  • A workman at a brewery last week fell into a large vat of beer. 
  • In all that State there is not, now, a single distillery or brewery in operation, nor a single open bar-room. 
  • Its commercial activities—pottery and tile-making, breweries and flour mills, linen and silk manufacture, are mostly modern and have been fostered by the exceptional railway facilities. 
  • The cellars and coolers of the breweries in this country should have a northern aspect, and the cellars principally ventilated from east to west. 
  • They took the residue or waste from the breweries and extracting the bitter hops taste from the dried yeast produced a substitute for beef extract. 

(Definition of “brewery” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“brewery” in American English

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brewerynoun [ C ]

us /ˈbru·ə·ri/

a company that makes beer or a place where beer is made

(Definition of “brewery” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“brewery” in Business English

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brewerynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbruːəri/ us plural breweries PRODUCTION

a company that makes beer, or a place where beer is made:

In 2009 Carlsberg was among the largest brewery groups in the world, employing around 45,000 people.

(Definition of “brewery” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)