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carpoolnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /ˈkɑːpuːl/
a ​group of ​people who ​travel together, ​especially to ​work or ​school, usually in a different member's ​car each ​day
carpool
verb [I] uk   us   /ˈkɑːpuːl/
carpooling
noun [U] uk   us   /-puː.lɪŋ/
(Definition of carpool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carpoolnoun [C]

(also car pool) uk   us   /ˈkɑːpuːl/
TRANSPORT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY a ​group of ​people who ​travel together to ​work or school in a ​car, usually taking ​turns to ​drive: We ​organized a carpool to make getting to ​work easier and more ​efficient.
UK (US motor pool) HR, WORKPLACE, TRANSPORT a ​group of ​cars or other ​vehiclesowned by a ​company or ​organization which can be used by its ​employees: The ​chairman isn't given a ​car, but he has ​access to the ​executivecarpool.

carpoolverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈkɑːpuːl/
TRANSPORT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY to ​travel together to ​work or school in a ​car, usually taking ​turns to ​drive: Drivers who carpool ​save $210 each month for a 50-mile round-trip ​commute.
(Definition of carpool from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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