automobile

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 /ˈɔːtəməˌbiːl/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
au•to•mo•bile /ˌɔtəməˈbil, ˈɔtəməˌbil/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Automotivea passenger vehicle usually having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel engine.

adj. [before a noun]
  1. Automotive automotive:the automobile industry.
See -mot-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
au•to•mo•bile  (ô′tə mə bēl, ôtə mə bēl′, ô′tə mōbēl, -bəl),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Automotivea passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine.

adj. 
  1. Automotiveautomotive.
au•to•mo•bil•ist  (ô′tə mə bēlist, -mōbi list),USA pronunciation n. 
  • French: literally, self-movable (vehicle). See auto-1, mobile
  • 1865–70;


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

automobile /ˈɔːtəməˌbiːl/ n
  1. another word (esp US) for car

automobilist /ˌɔːtəməˈbiːlɪst -ˈməʊbɪlɪst/ n



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