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English definition of “trailer”

trailer

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtreɪlər/
CONTAINER a container with wheels that can be pulled by a car or a truckTrucks, vans and caravansCarriages and carts
HOUSE mainly US a house on wheels that can be pulled by a carCarriages and carts
FILM short parts of a film or television programme which are shown in order to advertise itAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingProgrammes and other broadcasts
(Definition of trailer from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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