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English definition of “test-drive”

test-drive

verb [T]  /ˈtestˈdrɑɪv/ (past tense test-drove  /ˈtestˈdroʊv/, past participle test-driven  /ˈtestˈdrɪv·ən/) us  
to drive a car that you are considering buying in order to see if you like it
test drive
noun [C]  /ˈtest ˈdrɑɪv/ us  
We went for a test drive in the new Toyota.
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