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English definition of “petrol”

petrol

noun [U]     /ˈpet.rəl/ UK (US gas)
A2 a liquid obtained from petroleum, used especially as a fuel for cars, aircraft, and other vehicles: a petrol tank/pump/station lead-free/unleaded/high-octane petrol I'm a bit low on (= I haven't got much) petrol.Petroleum products especially when used as fuelFuels
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