Definition of front-wheel drive in English:

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front-wheel drive

Pronunciation: /ˌfrənt ˌ(h)wēl ˈdrīv/


A transmission system that provides power to the front wheels of a motor vehicle.
Example sentences
  • Dubbed Versatrak, it provides front-wheel drive until extra traction is needed.
  • After the summer shutdown in August, the Southampton plant in the U.K. will build front-wheel drive short and medium wheelbase versions, and the Izmet plant in Turkey will produce selected rear-wheel drive versions.
  • But here is BMW's new small car, its Audi A3 and Volkswagen Golf rival, flying in the face of the hatchback class's front-wheel drive convention simply because that is the way BMWs have always been.

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Syllabification: front-wheel drive

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