Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of forecourt.

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Examples

  • One new car that should brighten up the forecourts is the all-new Exeo which arrives in showrooms in April priced from £17,740.

    Shropshire Star

  • As we speak, a wider choice of, dare I say, desirable electric vehicles are silently manoeuvring into the forecourts of enlightened salesrooms across the UK.In London we are gearing up to ensure they can be driven with ease, simplicity and convenience.

    Stars and their cars

  • My big problem with it was what to call it because you can also buy them in the U.K. in what we call garage forecourts--where you go to a gas station and fill up is called a forecourt in the U.K.--and you can buy these roses there as well.

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  • Islam is growing faster: today, while the dozens ofchurches in the old City of London stand gloriously empty at midday — their forecourts now spots where City bankers smoke cigarettes and talk on their mobile phones — a mosque on the high street in Hackney is full, with men leaving their shoes in a line on the sidewalk and kneeling in the garden for prayer call.

    The Velvet Reformation

  • As long as people aren't wearing crotchless jeans outside primary schools or deely boppers with attached sparklers on petrol station forecourts, we've all got the right to wear exactly what the hell we like and I can barely believe that we're having this debate.

    If Britain decides to ban the burqa I might just start wearing one

  • Greenpeace claimed supporters had at one time stopped the pumps at 46 outlets by stealing parts of safety switches in forecourts? action the company said was "childish and irresponsible".

    BP petrol stations have pumps closed by Greenpeace activists

  • Tesco could become of one Britain's biggest petrol retailers through its investment in Greenergy, a major road fuel supplier, which is understood to have launched bids for 1,240 forecourts owned by French oil group Total and US-owned Murco.

    Fuel firm Greenergy's bid could make Tesco top petrol retailer

  • "CelsiusPro has taken very clever software and simplified it so that even a greengrocer could buy an option for a few pounds," says Jason Petsch, commercial director of Gritit, which does extensive work for NHS hospital forecourts, construction sites and private roads.

    Chicago Mercantile Exchange starts offering rainfall futures and options

  • These were sited at train stations, airports and garage forecourts.

    Metronet is also offering one and two megabit services

  • And the hope is that this will free up credit and stimulate demand for all those cars sitting unsold on garage forecourts across the nation.

    Will Mandy's latest scheme kickstart the car industry?

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