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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[C usually sing] a way of achieving something: Many say Morse code is an outdated vehicle for communication in today's high-tech world.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]  us   /viˈhɪk·jə·lər/
Pedestrian and vehicular traffic in the neighborhood have both increased.
Translations of “vehicle”
in Arabic عَرَبة, مَركَبة…
in Korean 차량, 탈것…
in Malaysian kenderaan…
in French véhicule…
in Turkish araç, vasıta, taşıt…
in Italian veicolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機器, (陸上)交通工具, 車輛…
in Russian транспортное средство…
in Polish pojazd…
in Vietnamese xe cộ…
in Spanish vehículo…
in Portuguese veículo…
in Thai ยานพาหนะ…
in German das Fahrzeug…
in Catalan vehicle…
in Japanese (陸上の)乗り物, 車両…
in Indonesian kendaraan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机器, (陆上)交通工具, 车辆…
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