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liquor

1. any alcoholic drink, esp spirits, or such drinks collectively
2. Pharmacol a solution of a pure substance in water
3. Brewing warm water added to malt to form wort

liquor

[′lik·ər]
(chemical engineering)
Supernatant liquid decanted from a liquid-solids mixture in which the solids have settled.
Liquid overflow from a liquid-liquid extraction unit.
(food engineering)
Sugarcane sap before it is crystallized into sugar.
A strong distilled alcoholic beverage.
(pharmacology)
A solution of a medicinal substance in water.
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They could claim the privatization proposal would deprive state and local governments of the $200 million in revenue they currently receive from liquor taxes, while at the same time warning that the next Legislature would impose Washington-style taxes that would lead to price increases.
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"The liquor officers must keep on going back to check if the people do not start selling illegally and provide them with more information on how to register to be a legal liquor trader.
Thereafter all kinds of liquor local or foreign should have the special sticker which is introduced recently by the Excise Department on such bottles and cans.
A Bottle Store licence authorises sale of liquor to the public for consumption off the premises between 10am and 7:30pm on Monday to Saturday including public holidays and there will be no bottle store open on Sunday.
Finally when they removed the bed sheet from the back seat where the patient was believed to have been laid, police found as many as 33 cartons of foreign liquor. The cartons had been placed in such a position that they gave an impression of a patient lying on the seat.
He added that it was now very easy for anyone, including minors, to buy cheap liquor with some booze retailing for as little as RM5 in the country.
In another attempt, ASI Shahid Bilal recovered 182 bottles of liquor from the possession of Asif Maseh, the accused escaped from the scene due to darkness at the night.
He stated that even other religions don't permit consumption of alcohol and non-Muslims are required to get a certificate from their religious leader to get liquor.
Earlier in March 2017, the Supreme Court had suspended the Sindh High Court (SHC) stay order against liquor sale in Sindh.During the course of the hearing, the bench remarked that 1989 law pertaining to sale of liquor existed and on violation of the law police can be approached.
"I am sad and stunned by the death of more than 100 people in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh due to illicit liquor. This is condemnable.
Kalar Syedan police netted Abid for carrying 105 bottles of liquor while Haroon was sent behind the bars for having 70 liquor bottles.