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motor vehicle

[ moh-ter vee-i-kuhl or, sometimes, vee-hi- ]
/ ˈmoʊ tər ˈvi ɪ kəl or, sometimes, ˈvi hɪ- /
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noun

an automobile, truck, bus, or similar motor-driven conveyance.

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Origin of motor vehicle

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for motor vehicle

motor vehicle

noun

a road vehicle driven by a motor or engine, esp an internal-combustion engine
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