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noun     drink pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] an amount of liquid that someone drinks

    Cassie always had a drink and a snack when she got home from school.

    drink of:

    I need a drink of water.

    1. a.
      [countable] a particular kind of liquid for drinking

      What drink would you like?

    2. b.
      [uncountable] drinks in general

      They had had no food or drink all day.

  2. 2
    [countable] an alcoholic drink
    go for/have a drink:

    Would you like to go for a drink after work?

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the habit of drinking alcoholic drinks

      After the accident she turned to drink.

      have a drink problem (=regularly drink too much alcohol):

      I’ve heard that his wife has a drink problem.

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