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The definition of drive-up is a place where customers can bring their vehicle to a window and receive service.
An example of drive-up used as an adjective is in the phrase "drive-up window" which means a window where drivers can order food or complete a bank transaction.
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Designed to permit customers to remain in their motor vehicles while being accommodated: a drive-up window at the bank.