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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)

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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)
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