Meaning of “four-wheel drive” in the English Dictionary

"four-wheel drive" in British English

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four-wheel drivenoun

uk /ˌfɔː.wiːl ˈdraɪv/ us /ˌfɔːr.wiːl ˈdraɪv/
four-wheel drive
adjective uk /ˈfɔː.wiːl draɪv/ us /ˈfɔːr.wiːl draɪv/

a four-wheel drive car

(Definition of “four-wheel drive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"four-wheel drive" in American English

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four-wheel drivenoun [ U ]

/ˈfɔrˌhwil ˈdrɑɪv, -ˌwil/

a system by which the engine of a vehicle supplies power to all four wheels, so that it can travel easily over rough ground

(Definition of “four-wheel drive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)