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driver

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdraɪvər/
TRANSPORT someone who drives a vehicle: You may get nothing in an accident if the other driver is uninsured. a bus/lorry/truck driver
IT a computer program that makes it possible for a computer to use other pieces of equipment such as a printer: a printer driver
something that makes other things progress, develop, or grow stronger: Momentum-based investing is the most prominent of the new market drivers.an important/a key/a major driver of sth Service sector output is up 1.2% in the latest quarter making it, by far, the major driver of growth once more.
be in the driver's seat US →  be in the driving seat
Translations of “driver”
in Korean 운전자…
in Arabic سائق, قائد المَرْكَبة…
in Portuguese motorista…
in Catalan conductor, -a…
in Japanese ドライバー, 運転手…
in Italian autista, conducente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汽車, 司機…
in Russian водитель…
in Turkish sürücü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汽车, 司机…
in Polish kierowca…
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