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car
American English: /kɑr/
British English: /kɑː/

Translation of car in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Motor Vehicles)
    carro (masculine) (Latin America excluding Southern Cone)
    auto (masculine) (esp Southern Cone)
    to go by car
    ir en coche ( or carro etc. )
    (before noun) car accident
    accidente (masculine) de coches
    accidente (masculine) automovilístico [formal]
    car deck (Nautical)
    cubierta (feminine) de coches
    cubierta (feminine) automóviles [formal]
    car industry
    industria (feminine) automotriz (Latin America)
    car key
    llave (feminine) de coche
    car license
    permiso (masculine) de circulación
    car number
    número (masculine) de la matrícula del coche
    matrícula (feminine) del coche
    número (masculine) de la placa
    número (masculine) de la patente (Southern Cone)
    car valeting
    lavado (masculine) y limpieza interior del coche
    car worker
    trabajador (-dora) (masculine, feminine) de la industria automovilística
    trabajador (-dora) (masculine, feminine) de la industria automotriz (Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • The city council is flexing its muscles after becoming the first local authority in the north west with the power to tow away cars without valid road tax.
    • As dawn approached, police set up checkpoints as part of a plan to ban cars carrying fewer than four people from midtown Manhattan.
    • The highway roads carry cars and trucks from the suburbs into the city.
  • 2 (Railways, Transport) (for passengers, freights)
    Example sentences
    • She was switching standard gauge cars without any kind of idler car on the three rail track.
    • Our train consists of six coach class cars, a cafe car, and one business class car.
    • It used mules to haul two ore cars and a flatcar one and a half miles between its mill at the foot of the mountains and its mine.
  • 3 (of balloon)
    Example sentences
    • They soon arrived at the lift, and the car arrived within ten seconds of keying for it.
    • He had used the ring to get an express elevator car to the top of the Letap Center.
    • The car-free village of Bettmeralp which is only accessible by a large-car cableway is located in the immediate vicinity of the impressive Aletsch Glacier.
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