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"tractor-trailer" in British English

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tractor-trailernoun [C]

uk   /ˌtræk.təˈtreɪ.lər/  us   /-tɚˈtreɪ.lɚ/ US
a ​largetruck 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 ​vehicleturncorners.
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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 ​powerfulvehicle for ​movingheavyloads, esp. over ​longdistances, consisting of a ​separatepart at the ​front for the ​driverattached to a ​largerectangularcontainer on ​wheels
(Definition of tractor-trailer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tractor-trailer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重型货车…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重型貨車…
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