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locomotivenoun [C]

uk   /ˌləʊ.kəˈməʊ.tɪv/ us   /ˌloʊ.kəˈmoʊ.t̬ɪv/ UK informal loco
the engine of a train

locomotiveadjective

uk   /ˌləʊ.kəˈməʊ.tɪv/ us   /ˌloʊ.kəˈmoʊ.t̬ɪv/
relating to movement or the ability to move
(Definition of locomotive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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locomotivenoun [C]

us   /ˌloʊ·kəˈmoʊ·t̬ɪv/
the engine of a train that pulls it along
(Definition of locomotive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “locomotive”
in Vietnamese đầu máy xe lửa…
in Spanish locomotora…
in Malaysian lokomotif…
in Thai หัวรถจักร…
in French locomotive…
in German die Lokomotive…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火車頭,機車…
in Russian локомотив…
in Turkish lokmotif…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火车头,机车…
in Indonesian lokomotif…
in Polish lokomotywa…
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