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English noun: liquor

1. liquor (food) an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented

Synonymsbooze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, spirits, strong drink

Broader (hypernym)alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant

Narrower (hyponym)akvavit, aqua vitae, aquavit, arak, ardent spirits, arrack, bitters, brandy, firewater, gin, lacing, mescal, ouzo, rum, schnapps, schnaps, tequila, vodka, whiskey, whisky

2. liquor (substance) a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process

SamplesWaste liquors.

Broader (hypernym)liquid

3. liquor (food) the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked

Synonymspot likker, pot liquor

Broader (hypernym)broth, stock

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