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convoy

noun uk   /ˈkɒn.vɔɪ/  us   /ˈkɑːn-/
[C] a group of vehicles or ships that travel together, especially for protection: A convoy of trucks containing supplies was sent to the famine area.in convoy travelling one behind another in a row: Shall we all drive to the party in convoy so we don't get lost?

convoy

verb [T] uk   /ˈkɒn.vɔɪ/  us   /ˈkɑːn-/
to travel with a vehicle or group of people to make certain that they arrive safely: Two tanks convoyed the trucks across the border.
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