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English definition of “road test”

road test

noun [C]  /ˈroʊd ˌtest/ us  

road test noun [C] (DRIVING TEST)

an official test of driving skill that must be passed in order to obtain a driver's license

road test noun [C] (VEHICLE TEST)

a test of a new vehicle, machine, or idea to see how well it works: The truck currently is undergoing a seven-day road test and initial reports are good.
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