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"horsepower" in British English

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horsepowernoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈhɔːs.paʊər/ us /ˈhɔːrs.paʊ.ɚ/ plural horsepower abbreviation hp

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

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horsepowernoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈhɔrsˌpɑʊ·ər/ plural horsepower

a unit for measuring the power of an engine:

[ C ] a 170-horsepower engine

(Definition of “horsepower” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)