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drive·through [or] drive·thru

drivethrough [or] drivethru

draIv thru
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a window at which customers can do business with an establishment without getting out of their cars. A drive-through also consists of a special lane or lanes for the cars to access the window and to exit after completion of business.
Business at the pharmacy increased after the owners added a drive-through.
definition 2: a business that offers the convenience of letting people drive up and conduct their business without having to leave their cars.
We'll stop at the drive-through and pick up lunch, and then we'll eat it at the park.
part of speech: adjective
definition: offering a way of doing business with an establishment without leaving one's car.
My mom says that drive-through banking is very convenient.