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soft drink

noun
1.
a beverage that is not alcoholic or intoxicating and is usually carbonated, as root beer or ginger ale.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • The more ice in a cup of soft drink, the cheaper the cost will be for the restaurant.
  • The natural sweetener in your soft drink or chocolate bar could soon come from an unlikely source: potatoes.
  • They might also consider canning the stuff and selling it to the soft drink makers.
  • Some past research has suggested that soft drink consumption may have adverse effects on bone health.
  • The bill could affect school corporations that have expiring contracts with soft drink manufacturers.
British Dictionary definitions for soft drink

soft drink

noun
1.
a nonalcoholic drink, usually cold
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