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"tow truck" in British English

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tow trucknoun [C]

uk   us   (UK also breakdown truck, US also wrecker)
a ​truck with ​specialequipment for ​pulling a ​vehicle that is not ​working to a ​place where it can be ​repaired
(Definition of tow truck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tow truck" in American English

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tow trucknoun [C]

 us   /ˈtoʊ ˌtrʌk/
a truck that has ​specialequipment for ​pullingvehicles that cannot be ​driven
(Definition of tow truck from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tow truck”
in Chinese (Simplified) (将故障车拖往修理厂的)救险车,拖车…
in Chinese (Traditional) (將故障車拖往修理廠的)救險車,拖車…
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