Definition of “MOT” - English Dictionary

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“MOT” in British English

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MOTnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌem.əʊˈtiː/ us /ˌem.oʊˈtiː/

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.

(Definition of “MOT” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)