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"tyre" in British English

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tyrenoun [C]

UK (US tire) uk   /taɪər/  us   /taɪr/
A2 a ​thickrubberring, often ​filled with ​air, that is ​fitted around the ​outeredge of the ​wheel of a ​vehicle, ​allowing the ​vehicle to ​stick to the ​roadsurface and to ​travel over the ​ground more ​easily: I've got a flat tyre (= the ​air has gone out of it). He was ​driving along the ​motorway when his tyre ​burst. I ​keep a spare tyre in the back of the ​car.

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(Definition of tyre from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tyre" in American English

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tyrenoun [C]

 us   /tɑɪər/ Br
tire
(Definition of tyre from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tyre”
in Korean 타이어…
in Arabic إطار…
in Malaysian tayar…
in French pneu…
in Russian шина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輪胎…
in Italian gomma, pneumatico…
in Turkish lâstik, teker, araç lâstiği…
in Polish opona…
in Spanish neumático…
in Vietnamese lốp, vỏ…
in Portuguese pneu…
in Thai ยางรถ…
in German der Reifen…
in Catalan pneumàtic…
in Japanese (車などの)タイヤ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轮胎…
in Indonesian ban…
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