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tow-awaynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈtəʊ.ə.weɪ/  us   /ˈtoʊ.ə.weɪ/ UK
an ​act of a ​car being ​officiallyremoved from a ​place where it has been ​illegallyleft: I couldn't ​find a ​parkingmeter, so I ​decided to ​parkillegally and ​risk a tow-away. This ​part of ​town is a tow-away area/​zone (= one in which ​carsleftillegally will be ​removed).
(Definition of tow-away from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tow-away”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对违章停放的车辆的)拖走…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對違規停放的車輛的)拖走…
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