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open bar

a bar at a reception that serves drinks whose cost has been borne by the host, an admission charge, a sponsor, etc.:
Before the banquet there will be an open bar from 5 to 7 p.m.
Compare cash bar.
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First recorded in 1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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a social event when drinks are served for free or prepaid through the admission fee's 21st Century Lexicon
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