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English definition of “HOV”

HOV

noun [C] uk   /ˌeɪtʃ.əʊˈviː/ us    /-oʊ-/ US
abbreviation for high-occupancy vehicle: a road vehicle that carries a lot of people such as a bus, or a car with more than one passenger: Solo drivers can pay to ride on the HOV lanes. In the morning and afternoon rush hours HOV restrictions are enforced.
(Definition of HOV from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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