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garage

noun uk   /ˈɡær.ɑːʒ/ /-ɪdʒ/ us    /ɡəˈrɑːʒ/

garage noun (CARS)

A2 [C] a building where a car is kept, built next to or as part of a house: Did you put the car in the garage?Parking B1 [C] a place where cars are repaired: The car's still at the garage getting fixed.Petrol stations, garages and repair shops [C] UK (US gas station) a place where fuel is sold for cars and other vehiclesPetrol stations, garages and repair shops UK a place where cars are soldShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general

garage noun (MUSIC)

[U] fast, electronic dance music with a strong beat, keyboards, and singingPop, rock and soulTypes of music

garage

verb [T] uk   /ˈɡær.ɑːʒ/ /-ɪdʒ/ us    /ɡəˈrɑːʒ/
to put or keep a vehicle in a garage: If your car is garaged, you get much cheaper insurance.Parking
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