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carpoolnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˈkɑːˌpuːl/ us   /ˈkɑːrˌpuːl/
carpool
verb [I] uk   us  
carpooling
noun [U] uk   /ˈkɑːˌpuː.lɪŋ/ us   /ˈkɑːrˌpuː.lɪŋ/
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carpoolnoun [C]

also car pool uk   /ˈkɑːpuːl/ us  
TRANSPORT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY a group of people who travel together to work or school in a car, usually taking turns to drive: We organized a carpool to make getting to work easier and more efficient.
UK US motor pool HR, WORKPLACE, TRANSPORT a group of cars or other vehicles owned by a company or organization which can be used by its employees: The chairman isn't given a car, but he has access to the executive car pool.

carpoolverb [I]

uk   /ˈkɑːpuːl/ us  
TRANSPORT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY to travel together to work or school in a car, usually taking turns to drive: Drivers who carpool save $210 each month for a 50-mile round-trip commute.
(Definition of carpool from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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