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pub

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noun \ˈpəb\

Definition of pub

  1. 1 chiefly British :  public house 2

  2. 2 :  an establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed

Examples of pub in a Sentence

  1. We ate at a lot of good pubs on our trip to England last summer.

  2. coworkers enjoying the convivial atmosphere of the Irish pub

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First Known Use of pub

1800


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pub

abbreviation

Definition of pub

  1. 1 public

  2. 2 publication

  3. 3 publicity

  4. 4 published; publisher; publishing


PUB Defined for English Language Learners

pub

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noun

Definition of pub for English Language Learners

  • : a building or room especially in Britain or Ireland where alcoholic drinks and often food are served


PUB Defined for Kids

pub

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noun \ˈpəb\

Definition of pub for Students

  1. :  an establishment where alcoholic drinks are served



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