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MOT1

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Pronunciation: /ɛməʊˈtiː/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural MOTs)

1 (also MOT test) (In the UK) a compulsory annual test for safety and exhaust emissions of motor vehicles of more than a specified age.
1.1 (also MOT certificate) A document certifying that a vehicle has passed the MOT test.

Origin

abbreviation of Ministry of Transport, which introduced the original test.

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Syllabification: mot

noun (plural mots /mō(z) /)

Short for bon mot.
Example sentences
  • One of his mots appears on several quotation sites: ‘Some of the waiters discuss the menu with you as if they were sharing wisdom picked up in the Himalayas.’
  • But those mots are just the icing on what is essentially a very rich, very filling, very addictive, gooey chocolate cake of a thriller.
  • The prose is of a rare stateliness and intelligence, studded with clever, sometimes almost epigrammatic mots.

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noun

Irish informal
A girl or young woman, especially a man’s girlfriend: Chrissie, Frank’s mot, started flinging things down at them from the bedroom window

Origin

mid 16th century: of unknown origin.

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