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drive-throughnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdraɪv.θruː/  us   /ˈdraɪv.θruː/
a ​place where you can get some ​type of ​service by ​driving through it, without ​needing to get out of ​yourcar: a drive-through ​restaurant
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drive-throughnoun [C]

( US informal also drive-thru) uk   us   /ˈdraɪvθruː/ COMMERCE
a ​restaurant, ​bank, or ​store that ​serves you through a ​window so that you do not need to ​leave your ​car: a fast-food/​bank/​pharmacy drive-through
drive-through
adjective [before noun]
Cars were ​backed up in the drive-through lane during the ​lunchrush.
(Definition of drive-through from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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