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tractor-trailernoun [C]

uk   /ˌtræk.təˈtreɪ.lər/  us   /ˌtræk.tɚˈtreɪ.lɚ/ US
a large truck in two parts, one in the front for the driver and one behind where goods are carried. The connection between the two parts can bend in order to help the vehicle turn corners.
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(Definition of tractor-trailer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tractor-trailernoun [C]

 us   /ˈtræk·tər ˈtreɪ·lər/
a powerful vehicle for moving heavy loads, esp. over long distances, consisting of a separate part at the front for the driver attached to a large rectangular container on wheels
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Translations of “tractor-trailer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重型货车…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重型貨車…
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