Meaning of CAR in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kɑ:(r) ]

( cars)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.


A car is a motor vehicle with room for a small number of passengers.

He had left his tickets in his car...

They arrived by car.

N-COUNT : also by N


A car is one of the separate sections of a train. ( AM; in BRIT, usually use carriage )



Railway carriages are called cars when they are used for a particular purpose. ( BRIT )

He made his way into the dining car for breakfast.

N-COUNT : usu supp N


see also cable car

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