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brake light

noun [C] uk   us  
one of the red lights at the back of a motor vehicle, that light up when the brakes are used
Translations of “brake light”
in Chinese (Traditional) (汽車尾部的)制動燈,刹車指示燈…
in Chinese (Simplified) (汽车尾部的)制动灯,刹车指示灯…
(Definition of brake light from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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