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handbrake

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /ˈhænd.breɪk/ UK (US emergency brake, US also parking brake)
a device operated by hand that locks into position and prevents a vehicle from moving: You're supposed to put the handbrake on whenever you stop on a hill.
Translations of “handbrake”
in Korean 핸드 브레이크…
in Arabic فَرامِل اليَدّ…
in Portuguese freio de mão…
in Catalan fre de mà…
in Japanese (自動車の)サイドブレーキ, ハンドブレーキ…
in Italian freno a mano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手煞車…
in Russian ручной тормоз…
in Turkish el freni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手刹车,手制动器…
in Polish hamulec ręczny…
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