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Meaning of "drink-drive" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DRINK-DRIVE

drink-drive  [ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪv] play
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WHAT DOES DRINK-DRIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of drink-drive in the English dictionary

The definition of drink-drive in the dictionary is of or relating to driving while legally classified as under the influence of alcohol because of your blood alcohol level.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DRINK-DRIVE


all-wheel-drive
ˌɔːlwiːlˈdraɪv
arrive
əˈraɪv
co-drive
ˌkəʊˈdraɪv
contrive
kənˈtraɪv
deprive
dɪˈpraɪv
derive
dɪˈraɪv
descrive
dɪˈskraɪv
drive
draɪv
microdrive
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌdraɪv
misdrive
ˌmɪsˈdraɪv
outdrive
ˌaʊtˈdraɪv
overdrive
ˈəʊvəˌdraɪv
posidrive
ˈpɒzɪˌdraɪv
redrive
riːˈdraɪv
rive
raɪv
shrive
ʃraɪv
strive
straɪv
thrive
θraɪv
underdrive
ˈʌndəˌdraɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DRINK-DRIVE

drink
drink like a fish
drink problem
drink someone under the table
drink the health of
drink with the flies
drink-dialling
drink-drive limit
drink-driver
drink-driving
drinkability
drinkable
drinkableness
drinkably
drinker
drinker moth
drinking
drinking chocolate
drinking fountain
drinking problem

WORDS THAT END LIKE DRINK-DRIVE

all-wheel drive
belt drive
cattle drive
CD-ROM drive
disk drive
flash drive
fly-drive
four-wheel drive
front-wheel drive
hard disk drive
hard drive
in overdrive
motor drive
pen drive
rear-wheel drive
self-drive
sex drive
test drive
test-drive
USB drive
worm drive

Synonyms and antonyms of drink-drive in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «drink-drive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DRINK-DRIVE

Find out the translation of drink-drive to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of drink-drive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «drink-drive» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

酒后驱动器
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

alcoholemia
570 millions of speakers

English

drink-drive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीने ड्राइव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشراب بالسيارة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Напиток - диск
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bebida -drive
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পান-ড্রাইভ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

alcool au volant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Minuman keras
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Promille
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドリンクドライブ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

음료 드라이브
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngombe-drive
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uống rượu lái xe
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பானம் இயக்கி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पेय-ड्राइव्ह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

içecek sürücü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bere e guidare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

napęd na napój
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Напій - диск
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bea -drive
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ποτό - κίνησης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

drink -drive
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

drink -drive
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

drikke - stasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of drink-drive

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DRINK-DRIVE»

The term «drink-drive» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.251 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DRINK-DRIVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about drink-drive

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DRINK-DRIVE»

Discover the use of drink-drive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to drink-drive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Drink and drug driving law: first report of session 2010-11, ...
However, we wrote to the Department on 19 October seeking further information on issues raised by witnesses during the inquiry and we are grateful for the Department's response.5 2 Drink driving law The drink drive limit 8. The Road Safety ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Transport Committee, 2010
2
Drink-Drive Offences: A Handbook for Practitioners
The result is a body of law which is technical and complex, covering a wide array of matters. The Drink-Drive Offences provides a practical, comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date account of this broad and intriguing area of law.
Pauline M. Callow, 2010
3
Government's response to the reports by Sir Peter North CBE ...
Fi gures show that fatalities resulting from drink-drive accidents4 fell by 5% from 400 in 2008 to 380 in 20095, whilst seriously injured casualties fell by 9% from 1,620 to 1,480. Slight casualties resulting from drink-drive accidents fell by 8% ...
Great Britain: Department for Transport, 2011
4
Road casualties Great Britain 2006
Penny Allen, Transport Statistics: Road Safety, Department for Transport Summary This article examines the subject of drinking and driving. lt first explains how drink-drive accidents and casualties are defined in these statistics. lt then sets out ...
Great Britain: Department for Transport, 2007
5
Reported road casualties Great Britain 2009
Characteristics of reported drink drive accidents Table 3e shows that in both 1998 and 2008 of all car drivers, those aged under thirty were the most likely to be involved in a drink drive accident. Young car drivers (aged 17-24) had more drink ...
Great Britain: Department for Transport, ScotlandScottish Executive, Great BritainWelsh Assembly Government, 2010
6
Ending the Scandal of Complacency: Road Safety Beyond 2010
There is evidence that the number of drink-drive crashes is rising — 17% more people were killed in drink-drive crashes in 2006 than in 1998. Estimates for 2006 suggest that 17% of road deaths and 6% of all road casualties occurred ...
House of Commons, 2008
7
The Chambers Dictionary
n an act of drinking; a quantity drunk; something to be drunk; a beverage; intoxicating liquor, alcohol. — i uli drink able n drink ableness. n drink'er a person who drinks; a tippler. — n drink Ing. — adj fit to drink; for drinking. — adj drink- drive' ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
8
Novice drivers: seventh report of session 2006-07, Vol. 2: ...
Even small- engined cars are capable of high speeds and acceleration. A lower blood-alcohol limit RoSPA believes that there should be a lower drink drive limit of 50mg/l 00ml for all drivers. An even lower drink drive limit for new drivers would ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Transport Committee, 2007
9
Road Policing and Technology: Getting the Right Balance; ...
Please identify all those countries in Europe which have a 50 mg or lower blood alcohol content limit, and have a lower number and proportion of drink-drive road deaths and serious injuries per head of population. It would be a major exercise ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Transport Committee, 2006
10
ThirdWay
The Stay Low drink/drive campaign with its inadequate message angered both police and informed public. Our Right Honourable Friend found herself hassled by the media and called to account for her decision. That hassle has not subsided, ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DRINK-DRIVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term drink-drive is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Chile star Vidal avoids drink-drive crash trial
Chile's star midfielder Arturo Vidal has reached a deal with prosecutors and will avoid trial after he crashed his Ferrari while driving under the ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
2
Banned Plymouth cyclist Tiernan-Locke handed drink-drive ban
Magistrates also offered him a drink drive rehabilitation course which could see his ban reduced by a quarter. Alcohol appears to have caused ... «Plymouth Herald, Jul 15»
3
Taxi driver was nearly FOUR times over drink-drive limit SIX HOURS …
A taxi driver who gave a breath test reading nearly four times over the drink-drive limit - SIX HOURS after being pulled over by police - has been ... «gethampshire.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Kenneth Whitehead accused of being six times over drink-drive limit
A man has been accused of driving a van while almost six times the drink-driving limit. Kenneth Whitehead appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on ... «stv.tv, Jul 15»
5
TV personality spotted after drink-drive charge
TV personality Noh Hong-chul, who was busted for drunk driving last year and has kept a low profile since, has been spotted in his ... «Korea Times, Jul 15»
6
NAMED: Woman charged with being more than three times drink
A WOMAN has been charged with being more than three times the drink-drive limit on the motorway near Copthorne. Sian Trevelyan, 44, of ... «East Grinstead Courier & Observer, Jul 15»
7
What is the drink-drive limit? Should it be lowered?
Scotland, you may have noticed, has increasingly been going its own way in recent times. And one area where it is undoubtedly leading the ... «AutoExpress, Jul 15»
8
Darwen man three times legal drink-drive limit
A 25-year-old man went to bed after a night out before getting up at 6am and driving to help a friend who was stranded. Blackburn Magistrates' ... «Lancashire Telegraph, Jul 15»
9
Police 'disappointed' with high number of drink-drive arrests in …
Sgt Morton revealed that 40 per cent of people arrested had been at least twice the legal drink drive limit and 12 per cent had been three times ... «Wetherby Today, Jul 15»
10
James Faulkner: Cricketer sorry for drink-drive arrest
Australian international cricketer James Faulkner has apologised after his arrest for drinking and driving. Faulkner, 25, has been dropped from ... «BBC News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Drink-Drive [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/drink-drive>. Oct 2020 ».
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