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drive

verb (USE VEHICLE)    /draɪv/ (drove, driven)
A1 [I or T] to move or travel on land in a motor vehicle, especially as the person controlling the vehicle's movement: I'm learning to drive. "Are you going by train?" "No, I'm driving." She drives a red sports car. They're driving to Scotland on Tuesday. We saw their car outside the house and drove on/past/away. I drove my daughter to school. → Compare ride verbDriving and operating road vehicles driving while intoxicated (abbreviation DWI) US specialized the crime of operating a motor vehicle after having drunk more alcohol than you are legally allowed to: Smith was arrested and charged with DWI.Driving and operating road vehiclesCrime - general wordsDrunkenness and sobriety
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