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noun [C]  /ˈtæk·si/ (also taxicab,  /ˈtæk·siˌkæb/, cab) us  

taxi noun [C] (VEHICLE)

a car with a driver whom you pay to take you where you want to go: The buses weren’t running, so we took a taxi.


verb [I]  /ˈtæk·si/ (present tense taxis, present participle taxiing, past tense and past participle taxied) us  

taxi verb [I] (MOVE)

(of an aircraft) to move slowly on the ground: After a half-hour delay, our plane taxied to the runway for takeoff.
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