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tune-up

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈtjuːn.ʌp/  us   /ˈtuːn-/ (UK also tune)
the act of making small changes to an engine so that it works as well as possible: The engine needs a tune-up, and can you give the car a good service as well?
Translations of “tune-up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(引擎)調試到最佳運轉狀態…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(发动机)调试到最佳运转状态…
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