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"drove" in British English

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droveverb

uk   /drəʊv/ us   /droʊv/
past simple of drive

drovenoun [C]

uk   /drəʊv/ us   /droʊv/
mainly UK a large group of animals, especially cattle or sheep, moving from one place to another
droves [plural]
a large group, especially of people, moving towards a place: Every summer droves of sightseers crowd the city. Fans came in droves to see her concerts.

droveverb [T]

uk   /drəʊv/ us   /droʊv/ drove UK specialized
(Definition of drove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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drove

us   /droʊv/
past simple of drive
(Definition of drove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drove”
in Arabic drive الفِعل الماضي مِن…
in Korean “drive”의 과거형…
in Portuguese passado de “drive”…
in Catalan passat de “drive”…
in Japanese “drive” の過去形…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驾驶…
in Turkish 'sürmek' fiilinin ikinci hali…
in Russian прош. вр. гл. drive…
in Chinese (Traditional) 駕駛…
in Italian passato semplice di “drive”…
in Polish -…
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