Meaning of “carpool” in the English Dictionary

"carpool" in British English

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carpoolnoun [ C, + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˈkɑːˌpuːl/ us /ˈkɑːrˌpuːl/
carpool
verb [ I ] uk us
carpooling
noun [ U ] uk /ˈkɑːˌpuː.lɪŋ/ us /ˈkɑːrˌpuː.lɪŋ/

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

"carpool" in Business English

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carpoolnoun [ C ]

also car pool uk /ˈkɑːpuːl/ us

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 vehicles owned 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 executive car pool.

carpoolverb [ I ]

uk /ˈkɑːpuːl/ us

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)