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English definition of “carpool”

carpool

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈkɑːpuːl/ us  

carpool noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (PEOPLE)

a group of people who travel together, especially to work or school, usually in a different member's car each day

carpool noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (CARS)

a group of cars owned by a company or other organization that can be used by any of its employees
carpooling
noun [U] uk   /-puː.lɪŋ/ us  
(Definition of carpool from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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