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taxinoun [C]

 us   /ˈtæk·si/ (also taxicab,  /ˈtæk·siˌkæb/ , cab)
  • taxi noun [C] (VEHICLE)

a ​car with a ​driver whom you ​pay to take you where you ​want to go: The ​buses weren’t ​running, so we took a taxi.

taxiverb [I]

 us   /ˈtæk·si/ (present tense taxis, present participle taxiing, past tense and past participle taxied)
  • taxi verb [I] (MOVE)

(of an ​aircraft) to move ​slowly on the ​ground: After a half-hour ​delay, ​ourplane taxied to the ​runway for takeoff.
(Definition of taxi from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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taxinoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtæk.si/ (also taxicab, also cab)
A1 a ​car with a ​driver who you ​pay to take you ​somewhere: I took a taxi from the ​station to the ​hotel. a taxi driver

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taxiverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈtæk.si/ (present participle taxiing, past tense and past participle taxied)
(of an ​aircraft) to ​moveslowly on the ​ground
(Definition of taxi from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “taxi”
in Korean 택시…
in Arabic سَيّارة أُجْرة…
in Malaysian teksi…
in French taxi…
in Russian такси…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計程車…
in Italian taxi…
in Turkish taksi…
in Polish taksówka…
in Spanish taxi…
in Vietnamese xe tắc xi…
in Portuguese táxi…
in Thai รถแท็กซี่…
in German das Taxi…
in Catalan taxi…
in Japanese タクシー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出租汽车…
in Indonesian taksi…
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