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[kahr-fair] /ˈkɑrˌfɛər/
the amount charged for a ride on a subway, streetcar, bus, etc.
Origin of carfare
1865-70, Americanism; car1 + fare Unabridged
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  • The next time you two go to a family function where she's around, ask to take two cars, or bring enough money for carfare.
  • With enough left over for an extra thirty-second spot plus carfare.
  • Other functions include requests for supplemental carfare payments, management of user accounts, and review of historical data.
  • No tax is to be paid on carfare money or on any social security payments you voluntarily make for your employee.
British Dictionary definitions for carfare


(US & Canadian) the fare that a passenger is charged for a ride on a bus, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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