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English definition of “all-terrain vehicle”

all-terrain vehicle

noun [C]     /ˌɔːl.tə.reɪnˈviː.ɪ.kl/ US  /ˌɑːl-/ (abbreviation ATV)
a small vehicle with a seat and handlebars like a motorcycle but with three or four wheels, that can travel over very rough ground
(Definition of all-terrain vehicle noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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