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MOT

noun [C] uk   /ˌem.əʊˈtiː/  us   /-oʊˈ-/
a test that all UK road vehicles more than three years old have to pass each year in order to prove that they are safe to drive: The car will fail its MOT if we don't get the brakes fixed. an MOT certificate
MOT
verb [T] uk   us   (MOTing, MOT'd, MOT'd)
I want to get/have the car MOT'd before we drive to France.
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