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English definition of “lorry”

lorry

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɒri/ (plural lorries) UK (UK and US also truck) TRANSPORT
a large road vehicle that is used for transporting goods: The stock is delivered by lorry from the huge warehouses. The company has a fleet of trucks supplying wholesalers and retailers. a lorry driver a container/delivery/refrigerated lorry
(Definition of lorry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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