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overtaking lane

noun [C usually singular] uk   UK ( US passing lane) us  
the part of a main road that is used for passing other vehicles and is nearest the centre of the road
Translations of “overtaking lane”
in Chinese (Traditional) 超車道…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超车道…
(Definition of overtaking lane from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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