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English definition of “drive”

drive

verb [T] (FORCE)   /drɑɪv/ (past tense drove  /droʊv/, past participle driven  /ˈdrɪv·ən/)
to force someone or something to go somewhere or do something: He drove a nail into the wall. He was driven (= His actions were caused) by greed.
(Definition of drive verb (FORCE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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