\\ˈdēˈyüˈī\ abbreviation or noun (-s)
2. : one who is arrested for or convicted of DUI
3. : an arrest or conviction for DUI

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driving under the influence (of alcohol or drugs): often used as an official police abbreviation.

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Driving under the influence (of alcohol or drugs)

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DUI UK [ˌdiː juː ˈaɪ] US [ˌdi ju ˈaɪ] abbreviation legal american
Driving Under the Influence: the crime of driving after you have drunk too much alcohol
Thesaurus: relating to or associated with drinking alcoholhyponym motoring crimeshyponym general words meaningto drinksynonym

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abbr. driving under the influence (of drugs or alcohol)

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/ˌdiːˌjuːˈaı/ noun, pl DUIs
US : the crime of driving a vehicle while drunk

He was arrested for DUI.


She was in jail on a DUI.

— often used before another noun

a DUI arrest/conviction

; also [count] : a person who is arrested for driving a vehicle while drunk

He is a convicted DUI.

called also DWI
DUI is an abbreviation of “driving under the influence.”

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DUI [DUI] [ˌdiː juː ˈaɪ] [ˌdiː juː ˈaɪ] abbreviation (NAmE)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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