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drivernoun [C]

uk   /ˈdraɪ.vər/  us   /-vɚ/

driver noun [C] (VEHICLE)

A1 someone who drives a vehicle: a bus/lorry/truck/taxi driver The driver of the van was killed in the accident.
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driver noun [C] (COMPUTING)

specialized computing a computer program that makes it possible for a computer to use other pieces of equipment such as a printer

driver noun [C] (GOLF)

specialized sports a type of club (= a long, thin stick) with a wooden head, used in golf
Translations of “driver”
in Korean 운전자…
in Arabic سائق, قائد المَرْكَبة…
in Portuguese motorista…
in Catalan conductor, -a…
in Japanese ドライバー, 運転手…
in Italian autista, conducente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汽車, 司機…
in Russian водитель…
in Turkish sürücü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汽车, 司机…
in Polish kierowca…
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