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beverage

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noun bev·er·age \ˈbev-rij, ˈbe-və-\

Simple Definition of beverage

  • : something you can drink : a liquid for drinking

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of beverage

  1. :  a drinkable liquid

Examples of beverage in a sentence

  1. Beverages are listed on the back of the menu.

  2. <would anyone like a beverage with their snack?>



Origin and Etymology of beverage

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from beivre to drink, from Latin bibere — more at potable


First Known Use: 14th century


BEVERAGE Defined for Kids

beverage

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noun bev·er·age \ˈbe-və-rij, ˈbev-rij\

Definition of beverage for Students

  1. :  a liquid for drinking





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