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English definition of “car pool”

car pool

noun [C]  /ˈkɑr ˌpul/ us  
an arrangement in which a group of people take turns driving each other or their children to and from work or school
verb [I]  /ˈkɑrˌpul/ us  
It’s easier to car-pool, but you can’t choose when to leave.
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