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garagenoun [C]

 us   /ɡəˈrɑʒ, -ˈrɑdʒ/  /ɡəˈræʒ, -ˈrædʒ/
a ​building where a ​car or ​cars are ​kept, esp. one that is next to or ​part of a ​house: The ​car wasn’t in the garage so I ​thought you weren’t ​home. A garage is also a ​place where you can have ​yourcarrepaired.
(Definition of garage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"garage" in British English

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garagenoun

uk   /ˈɡær.ɑːʒ/ /-ɪdʒ/  us   /ɡəˈrɑːʒ/
  • garage noun (CARS)

A2 [C] a ​building where a ​car is ​kept, ​built next to or as ​part of a ​house: Did you put the ​car in the garage?B1 [C] a ​place where ​cars are ​repaired: The car's still at the garage getting ​fixed. [C] UK (US gas station) a ​place where ​fuel is ​sold for ​cars and other ​vehicles UK a ​place where ​cars are ​sold

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garageverb [T]

uk   /ˈɡær.ɑːʒ/ /-ɪdʒ/  us   /ɡəˈrɑːʒ/
to put or ​keep a ​vehicle in a garage: If ​yourcar is garaged, you get much ​cheaperinsurance.
(Definition of garage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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