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front-wheel drive

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌfrʌnt.wiːlˈdraɪv/
a vehicle in which the power from the engine is put directly to the front wheels rather than the back wheels
Translations of “front-wheel drive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 前輪驅動車輛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 前轮驱动车辆…
(Definition of front-wheel drive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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