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noun [countable] lane pronunciation in British English /leɪn/ 
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singularlane
plurallanes
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    one of the parts that a wide road or motorway is divided into, marked by painted lines and intended for one line of traffic
    fast/slow/middle lane:

    I was stuck behind a caravan in the slow lane.

    inside/outside lane (=nearest to/furthest from the edge of the road):

    The outside lane is closed following an accident.

    bus/cycle lane:

    Are taxis allowed to drive in the bus lane?

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