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English definition of “HOV”

HOV

noun [C]     /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 noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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