noun Etymology: driving while intoxicated Date: 1969 DUI

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  • DWI — abbrdriving while intoxicated Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. DWI 1) Short for …   Law dictionary

  • Dwi- — [sanskrit dwi = zwei, zweimal]; S: Dvi : ↑ Eka …   Universal-Lexikon

  • DWI — [ ,di dʌblju aı ] abbreviation AMERICAN 1. ) driving while intoxicated: the crime of driving after you have drunk too much alcohol: DUI: increasingly severe DWI laws 2. ) driving while impaired: the crime of driving after you have used a drug… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • DWI — [ˌdi: dʌbəlju: ˈaı] n [U and C] AmE law driving while intoxicated the crime of driving when you have had too much alcohol to drink = ↑DUI …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • DWI — [dē′dub′əl yo͞o΄ī′] n. [d(riving) w(hile) i(ntoxicated)] a traffic citation issued to a person accused of driving while intoxicated …   English World dictionary

  • Dwi — Die Vorsilbe Dwi (von sanskr. dwi „zwei“) wurde zur Bezeichnung noch nicht entdeckter chemischer Elemente im Periodensystem verwendet. Ein Element bekam dann den Namen eines bereits bekannten Elements zusammen mit der Vorsilbe Dwi, wenn es zwei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DWI — ˌdēˌdəbə(l)yəˈwī, byəˈ abbreviation or noun ( s) 1. : driving while intoxicated 2. : one who is charged with driving while intoxicated 3. : an arrest or conviction for DWI * * * abbr. ■ driving while intoxicated …   Useful english dictionary

  • DWI — Die Abkürzung DWI steht für: eine Gemeinschaftseinrichtung der deutschen Weinwirtschaft, siehe Deutsches Weininstitut ein An Institut an der RWTH Aachen, das Deutsche Wollforschungsinstitut Deutsches Wissenschaftliches Institut, eine Gründung des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DWI — UK [ˌdiː dʌb(ə)lju; ˈaɪ] / US [ˌdɪ dʌb(ə)lju ˈaɪ] abbreviation legal American 1) driving while intoxicated: the crime of driving after you have drunk too much alcohol increasingly severe DWI laws 2) driving while impaired: the crime of driving… …   English dictionary

  • DWI — driving while intoxicated (DWI) An offense committed by one who operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs. A showing of complete intoxication is not required. State statutes specify levels of blood alcohol …   Black's law dictionary

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