Definition of armored car in English:

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armored car

(British armoured car)

noun

1A light military vehicle covered with armor plate: we were taken in an armored car to a temporary army camp
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  • His riflemen would be reinforced by two armoured cars armed with machine-guns.
  • The comparatively poor cross-country performance of armoured cars has always limited their usefulness.
  • Without the European military patrolling in their box-like armoured cars, 'anything not nailed down would go', they say.
1.1A civilian car or truck reinforced with armor plate and bulletproof glass: he shunned the armored cars favored by diplomats and CIA agents
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  • The armoured car taking him from jail broke down on the North Circular Road.
  • The bank had indicated that the large cash withdrawals without a guard or armoured car constituted a security risk.
  • They were brought to court in an armoured car escorted by two dozen police vans mounted with machine guns.

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Syllabification: ar·mored car

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