Definition of hire car in English:

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hire car

Pronunciation: /ˈhī(ə)r ˌkär/


A rental car.
Example sentences
  • Mr Jefferson, a 36-year-old jobless window fitter at the time, left behind a blue hire car, car keys and other personal documents.
  • Police recovered the Clio hire car and traced its front-seat passenger, but the driver is still wanted for interview.
  • There was the American tourist who forgot where he'd left his hire car and spent two-and-a-half hours trawling round York in a taxi trying to find it.

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