Definition of left-hand drive in English:

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left-hand drive

Pronunciation: /lɛftˌhand ˈdrʌɪv/

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noun

[mass noun]
1A motor-vehicle steering system with the steering wheel and other controls fitted on the left side, designed for use in countries where vehicles drive on the right-hand side of the road: [as modifier]: a left-hand drive model
More example sentences
  • Not surprisingly, early diesel models were directed towards left-hand drive markets.
  • The new left-hand drive model was found in perfect condition.
  • The car was bought in Sweden where they drive left-hand drive cars, as right-hand vehicles are not permitted in Senegal.
1.1 [count noun] A vehicle with left-hand drive steering: the vehicle was a left-hand drive
More example sentences
  • This is in a left-hand drive; Mercedes-Benz could not confirm that the problem will be fixed for right-hand drive.
  • I've not done much more than three laps in the car and it's a left-hand drive too so that will take some time to get used to.
  • One of the distinguishing aspects of the car was the fact it was a left-hand drive, which may jog the memory of those who sighted the car in the Tullow area.

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