sell-by date

sell-by date
/'sel baɪ deɪt/ noun
a date on a food packet which is the last date on which the food is guaranteed to be good

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  • sell-by date — ➔ date1 * * * sell by date UK US noun [C] UK (US pull date) COMMERCE ► a date printed on the container of a product such as food after which it should not be sold: »Never eat meat that is past its sell by date. »bear/carry/have a sell by date …   Financial and business terms

  • sell-by date — sell by dates 1) N COUNT The sell by date on a food container is the date by which the food should be sold or eaten before it starts to decay. [BRIT] ...a piece of cheese four weeks past its sell by date. (in AM, use expiration date) 2) PHRASE: N …   English dictionary

  • sell-by date — n BrE 1.) the date stamped on a food product, after which it should not be sold ▪ a yoghurt two days past its sell by date 2.) informal a time beyond which something or someone is no longer interesting or useful ▪ This type of games console is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sell-by date — sell by ,date noun count BRITISH an EXPIRATION DATE on food or a drug …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sell-by date — ► NOUN 1) chiefly Brit. a date marked on a perishable product indicating the recommended time by which it should be sold. 2) informal a time after which something or someone is no longer considered desirable or effective …   English terms dictionary

  • sell-by date — noun a date stamped on perishable produce indicating the date by which it should be sold • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sell-by date — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sell by date : singular sell by date plural sell by dates British a date printed on food products to show that they should not be sold after that date because they will no longer be good to eat • past its sell… …   English dictionary

  • sell-by date — noun (C) BrE 1 the date stamped on a food product, after which it should not be sold; expiration date AmE 2 be past its sell by date informal if an idea, method, system etc is past its sell by date it has become no longer useful or interesting …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sell-by date — noun a) The final date on which a perishable product can be legally sold to the public. Tony Blair insists on remaining in office well past his sell by date yet he can afford to go. b) Used to indicate that something, or someone, is old and out… …   Wiktionary

  • ˈsell-by ˌdate — noun [C] British a date printed on food products to show that they should not be sold after that date because they will no longer be good to eat …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • sell-by date — / selbaɪ deɪt/ noun date on a food packet which is the last date on which the food is guaranteed to be good …   Marketing dictionary in english

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