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noun [countable] car pronunciation in American English /kɑr/
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pluralcars
  1. 1
    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.
    a car accident/factory/manufacturer
    by car: It’s quicker to go by car.
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  2. 2
    one of the separate sections of a train. The British word is carriage
    Our car was near the front of the train.

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