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fire engine

noun [C]
 
 
( also US fire truck)
a vehicle for carrying firefighters and equipment for stopping large firesFire serviceFire and flameTrucks, vans and caravans
Translations of “fire engine”
in Korean 소방차…
in Arabic سَيَّارة الإطْفاء…
in Portuguese carro de bombeiros…
in Catalan cotxe de bombers…
in Japanese 消防車…
in Italian autopompa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 救火車,消防車…
in Russian пожарная машина…
in Turkish itfaiye aracı/arabası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 救火车,消防车…
in Polish wóz strażacki…
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