van Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “van” in the English Dictionary

"van" in British English

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vannoun

uk   us   /væn/

van noun (VEHICLE)

B1 [C] a medium-sized ​roadvehicle, used ​especially for ​carryinggoods, that often has no ​windows in the ​sides at the back: a ​delivery van a ​Transit van a van ​driver [C] US a medium-sized ​vehicle with ​windows all round , used for ​carrying more ​people than an ​ordinarycar
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van noun (FRONT)

in the van of sth UK formal at the ​front, or in the most ​advancedposition, of something: The US is in the van of the ​quest to ​establishcontact with other ​planets.
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(Definition of van from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"van" in American English

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vannoun [C]

 us   /væn/
a box-shaped ​roadvehicle of ​mediumsize: a ​delivery van
(Definition of van from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “van”
in Korean 밴…
in Arabic فان (شاحِنة صَغيرة)…
in Malaysian van…
in French (de) camion(nette)…
in Russian автофургон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 車輛, 廂形貨車, (載客)麵包車…
in Italian furgone…
in Turkish kamyonet…
in Polish furgonetka, mikrobus…
in Spanish camioneta…
in Vietnamese xe tải…
in Portuguese furgão, caminhonete…
in Thai รถตู้…
in German der Lastwagen, Lastwagen-…
in Catalan furgoneta…
in Japanese バン, 小型トラック…
in Chinese (Simplified) 车辆, 厢式货车, (载客)面包车…
in Indonesian mobil barang…
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