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"shock absorber" in British English

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"shock absorber" in American English

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shock absorbernoun [ C usually pl ]

us /ˈʃɑk əbˈzɔr·bər, -ˈsɔr-/ short form shock, /ʃɑk/

a device that is attached to each of the wheels on a vehicle to reduce the effects of traveling over rough ground

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