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"fender" in British English

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fendernoun [C]

uk   /ˈfen.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
  • fender noun [C] (FIRE)

a ​lowmetalframe around an ​open fireplace that ​stops the ​coal or ​wood from ​falling out
  • fender noun [C] (WHEEL COVER)

US (UK wing) one of the four ​parts at the ​side of a ​car that go over the ​wheels: There's a ​dent in the ​left fender. US (UK mudguard) a ​curvedpiece of ​metal or ​plastic above the ​wheels of a ​bicycle or ​motorcycle that ​preventsdirt from getting on the ​rider
(Definition of fender from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fender" in American English

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fendernoun [C]

 us   /ˈfen·dər/
the ​part of a ​car or other ​vehicle that ​covers and ​protects the ​wheels
(Definition of fender from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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