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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
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. Automotiveautomotive:the automobile industry.
See -mot-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
au•to•mo•bile  (ô′tə mə bēl, ôtə mə bēl′, ô′tə mōbēl, -bəl), 
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.
Etymology:1865–70; French: literally, self-movable (vehicle). See auto-1, mobile
au•to•mo•bil•ist  (ô′tə mə bēlist, -mōbi list), 
n. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

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

automobilist /ˌɔːtəməˈbiːlɪst -ˈməʊbɪlɪst/ n



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