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sport-utility vehicle

[spawrt-yoo-til-i-tee, spohrt‐] /ˈspɔrt yuˌtɪl ɪ ti, ˈspoʊrt‐/
noun
1.
a rugged vehicle with a trucklike chassis and four-wheel drive, designed for occasional off-road use.
Abbreviation: SUV.
Origin
1990-1995
1990-95
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British Dictionary definitions for sport utility vehicle

sport utility vehicle

noun
1.
a high-powered car with four-wheel drive, originally designed for off-road use Sometimes shortened to sport utility, sports utility, SUV
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