Meaning of “cable car” in the English Dictionary

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"cable car" in British English

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cable carnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkeɪ.bəl ˌkɑːr/ us /ˈkeɪ.bəl ˌkɑːr/

a vehicle that hangs from and is moved by a cable and transports people up steep slopes

US a vehicle on a cable railway

(Definition of “cable car” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cable car" in American English

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cable carnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkeɪ·bəl ˌkɑr/

a vehicle that is attached to a cable which pulls it up steep slopes

(Definition of “cable car” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)