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English definition of “shunter”


noun [C]     /ˈʃʌn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
a small railway engine that is used for moving carriages cars around on the tracks rather than making journeys between stations Trains and parts of trains
(Definition of shunter noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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