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English definition of “drive”

drive

noun (VEHICLE)    /draɪv/
B1 [C] a journey in a car : It's a long drive from Glasgow to London. Shall we go for a drive this afternoon ?Journeys [U] the system used to power a vehicle : a car with left-hand / right-hand drive (= in which the driver sits in the seat on the left / right ). a four-wheel drive vehicle The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
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