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noun [countable]     car pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    Sound effect a road vehicle for one driver and a few passengers. Someone who drives a car is called a driver

    I’ll take you to the train station in the car.

    a plan for reducing the number of cars on our roads by 20%

    She got into her car and drove away.

    by car:

    It’s quicker to go by car.

  2. 2
    one of the separate sections of a train. The British word is carriage

    Our car was near the front of the train.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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