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petrol station

noun [C] uk   UK ( also filling station, US gas station) us  
A2 a place where fuel is sold for road vehicles, often with a small shop
Translations of “petrol station”
in Korean 주유소…
in Arabic مَحَطّة الوَقود…
in Portuguese posto de gasolina…
in Catalan gasolinera, estació de servei…
in Japanese ガソリンスタンド, 給油所…
in Italian stazione di servizio, distributore di benzina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 加油站…
in Russian бензоколонка…
in Turkish benzin istasyonu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加油站…
in Polish stacja benzynowa…
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