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driving

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

driving

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈdraɪ.vɪŋ/ us  
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.Machinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic choresHaving a powerful effectStrong feelingsVery and extreme 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.RainSnow and iceCold
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