Definition of estate car in English:

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estate car

Pronunciation: /əsˈtāt ˌkär/

noun

British
A station wagon.
Example sentences
  • It looks like an estate car, it drives like an estate car and, with the rear seats down, it offers the load space of an estate car.
  • It is neither an estate car nor a saloon, and is bigger than the cars that compete with its Vectra sibling, so it occupies a largely untapped niche.
  • With many companies turning to car-derived vans for drivers more normally used to an estate car for field work, the resistance to driving a van home could be reduced here.

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Syllabification: es·tate car

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