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tow truck

noun [C]  /ˈtoʊ ˌtrʌk/ us  
a truck that has special equipment for pulling vehicles that cannot be driven
Translations of “tow truck”
in Chinese (Traditional) (將故障車拖往修理廠的)救險車,拖車…
in Chinese (Simplified) (将故障车拖往修理厂的)救险车,拖车…
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