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English definition of “vehicle”

vehicle

noun /ˈvi·ɪ·kəl, -hɪ·kəl/

vehicle noun (MACHINE)

[C] something used to transport people or goods, esp. something used on land or roads: an underwater vehicle The snow stranded hundreds of vehicles on an interstate highway.

vehicle noun (WAY)

[C usually sing] a way of achieving something: Many say Morse code is an outdated vehicle for communication in today's high-tech world. She used her celebrity status as a vehicle to run for political office.
vehicular
adjective [not gradable]  /viˈhɪk·jə·lər/ us  
Pedestrian and vehicular traffic in the neighborhood have both increased.
(Definition of vehicle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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