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noun [countable] car pronunciation in British English /kɑː(r)/
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    a road vehicle for one driver and a few passengers. Someone who drives a car is called a driver or a motorist
    She got into her car and drove away.
    a plan for reducing the number of cars on our roads by 20%
    I’ll take you to the station in the car.
    a car accident/factory/manufacturer
    by car: It’s quicker to go by car.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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