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noun [uncountable] British petrol pronunciation in British English /ˈpetrəl/
  1. a liquid used as fuel for cars and other vehicles. The American word is gasoline
    petrol prices/fumes/pumps
    How far can you go on a tankful of petrol?
    I need to fill up with petrol (=fill the car with petrol) before we leave.
    We ran out of petrol in the middle of nowhere.

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