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noun [countable] vehicle pronunciation in American English /ˈviɪk(ə)l/
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pluralvehicles
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  1. 1
    a machine that you travel in or on, especially one with an engine that travels on roads, for example a car, bus, van, truck, or motorcycle
    Watch out for oncoming vehicles.
    Don’t forget to lock your vehicle while it is parked.
    the driver of the vehicle
  2. 2
    a way of expressing ideas or of making something happen
    The Union is the principal vehicle of communication for the employees.
    an investment vehicle
    vehicle for: They use the tabloid press as a vehicle for attacking the opposition.
    1. a.
      something that is created for a specific person or purpose, especially a movie, television show, etc. for one actor
      vehicle for: The movie was conceived merely as a star vehicle for Tom Hanks.

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