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engine

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈen.dʒɪn/
A2 a machine that uses the energy from liquid fuel or steam to produce movement: a jet engine a car engine My car's been having engine trouble recently. (also locomotive) the part of a railway train that pulls it along something that provides power, often economic power, for other things: For much of the 19th century Britain was the workshop of the world and the engine of economic growth.
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