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four-by-four

noun [C] uk   /ˌfɔː.baɪˈfɔːr/ us    /ˌfɔːr.baɪˈfɔːr/ (written abbreviation 4x4)
a vehicle whose engine supplies power to all four wheels instead of the usual two, so that it can travel easily over difficult ground
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