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English definition of “glove compartment”

glove compartment

noun [C]     (also glove box)
a small cupboard in the front of a car, used to hold small thingsThe interior of vehicles
(Definition of glove compartment noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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