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combi

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmbi
 
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Definition of combi in English:

noun

A machine or appliance with two or more functions: [as modifier]: a combi oven
More example sentences
  • Without the ability to produce enormous volumes right off, the combi machine pays off through long-term, relentless production, reduced downtime, and controlled costs.
  • Knowing that the one harvester will not manage to keep the forwarder busy in this small wood, the contractor is looking to the combi machine to balance the operation for maximum use.
  • I also like Vegemite sandwiches, and I've travelled in a fried-out combi.

Origin

1960s: abbreviation of combination.

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