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English definition of “cab”


noun [C]     /kæb/
CAR informal B1 a taxi (= car that you pay to travel in): We took a cab to the theatre. a cab driverCars
TRUCK the front part of a truck where the driver sitsThe exterior of vehiclesTrucks, vans and caravans
(Definition of cab noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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