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driving

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈdraɪ.vɪŋ/
the ability to drive a car, the activity of driving, or the way someone drives: a driving lesson/school She has to do a lot of driving in her job.UK Ashley passed her driving test first time!

driving

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈdraɪ.vɪŋ/
strong and powerful and therefore causing things to happen: Driving ambition is what most great leaders have in common. She was always the driving force behind the plan.driving rain/snow rain or snow that is falling fast and being blown by the wind: Driving snow brought more problems on the roads last night.
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