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trucknoun

uk   us   /trʌk/

truck noun (VEHICLE)

B1 [C] (UK also lorry) a large road vehicle that is used for transporting large amounts of goods: The road was completely blocked by an overturned truck. a truck driver [C] UK (US car) a part of a train that is used for carrying goods or animals: Hundreds of refugees were herded into cattle trucks for the gruelling ten-hour journey.
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truck noun (INVOLVEMENT)

have no truck with sth/sb informal to refuse to become involved with something or someone because you do not approve of it, him, or her

truckverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /trʌk/ mainly US
to transport something somewhere in a truck: Most of the aid is being trucked into the city, although some is arriving by boat.
trucking
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈtrʌk.ɪŋ/ US (UK road haulage)
The railroads have lost a lot of business to trucking companies.
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