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vehicle

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈviːɪkl/
TRANSPORT a car, bus, truck, etc.: The tollways are used daily by 1.3 million vehicles.a commercial/domestic/recreational vehicle Domestic vehicle sales will remain strong for a while.
something that can be used as a way of achieving, producing, or expressing something: a vehicle for sth Strong leadership was seen as the major vehicle for bringing about successful change.
FINANCE a type of investment: a savings/investment vehicle The company has announced the launch of new internet investment vehicles for Asia, Europe, and Latin America. In the future we'll see new vehicles and new ways of producing the money that you need.
(Definition of vehicle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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