DUI

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noun \ˌdē-(ˌ)yü-ˈī\

Definition of DUI

  1. 1 :  the act or crime of driving while affected by alcohol or drugs was arrested for DUI

  2. 2 :  a person who is arrested for or convicted of driving under the influence

  3. 3 :  an arrest or conviction for driving under the influence

Examples of dui in a Sentence

  1. He was arrested for DUI.

  2. She was in jail on a DUI.

  3. He is a convicted DUI.

Origin and Etymology of dui

driving under the influence


DUI Defined for English Language Learners

DUI

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Definition of DUI for English Language Learners

  • : the crime of driving a vehicle while drunk; also : a person who is arrested for driving a vehicle while drunk


Law Dictionary

DUI

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Legal Definition of DUI

  1. driving under the influence


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