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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?B1 [C] a place where cars are repaired: The car's still at the garage getting fixed. [C] UK ( US gas station) a place where fuel is sold for cars and other vehicles UK a place where cars are sold
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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.
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