Any one of various liquids for drinking, usually excluding water.(noun)
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Use "beverage" in a sentence
"It could be that Bush was unaware that Pisco Sour was alcoholic, or that he merely took a sip so as not offend his hosts – the beverage is the country's national drink – but drink it he did."
"It's garden-variety product placement, but instead of stars conspicuously drinking a certain beverage or driving a certain car, they're battling eco-baddies or monologuing about the dangers of CFCs."
"Whenever a grape reaches a kind of mass-market popularity, it is inevitably over-cropped (see also Merlot) and dumbed-down to meet the requirements of people whose other first choice in beverage is Coca-Cola."