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car

noun [C]
 
 
/kɑːr/
VEHICLE A1 a vehicle with an engine, four wheels, and seats for a small number of passengers: She goes to work by car. Where did you park your car? Cars
PART OF TRAIN US a part of a train in which passengers sit, eat, sleep, etc: the dining car →  See also buffet car , cable car , estate car , sports car The exterior of vehicles
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