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road test

noun [C] uk   us  

road test noun [C] (TEST OF CAR)

If you give a car a road test, you drive it to test its safety or how well it works.

road test noun [C] (TEST OF DRIVER)

US a test of a driver's ability to control a vehicle, which must be passed in order to get official permission to drive
Translations of “road test”
in Chinese (Traditional) 車輛檢測, (檢測車輛性能的)道路試驗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 车辆检测, (检测车辆性能的)道路试验…
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