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"chauffeur" in British English

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chauffeurnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃəʊ.fər/  us   /ʃoʊˈfɝː/
someone whose ​job is to ​drive a ​car for a ​rich or ​importantperson: a chauffeur-driven ​limousine

chauffeurverb [T]

uk   /ˈʃəʊ.fər/  us   /ʃoʊˈfɝː/
(Definition of chauffeur from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chauffeurnoun [C]

 us   /ˈʃoʊ·fər, ʃoʊˈfɜr/
a ​personemployed to ​drive a ​privatecarbelonging to someone ​else
chauffeur
verb [T]  us   /ˈʃoʊ·fər, ʃoʊˈfɜr/
I was chauffeured around ​town by my ​uncle.
(Definition of chauffeur from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chauffeur”
in Korean 고용 운전사…
in Arabic سائق خاصّ…
in Malaysian pemandu…
in French chauffeur…
in Russian шофер…
in Chinese (Traditional) (富豪或重要人物的)私人司機…
in Italian autista, chauffeur…
in Turkish şoför…
in Polish szofer…
in Spanish chófer, chofer…
in Vietnamese tài xế…
in Portuguese chofer…
in Thai คนขับรถยนต์…
in German der Fahrer…
in Catalan xofer, -a…
in Japanese おかかえ運転手…
in Chinese (Simplified) (富人或要人的)私人司机…
in Indonesian sopir…
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