Pronunciation: (ôf'lī"suns, of'-), [key] Brit.
1. a license permitting the sale of sealed bottles of alcoholic beverages to be taken away from the premises by the purchaser.
2. a store having such a license.
having such a license. Also,off'-li"cence.
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