motor vehicle

noun
an automobile, truck, bus, or similar motor-driven conveyance.

Origin:
1885–90

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motor vehicle
 
n
a road vehicle driven by a motor or engine, esp an internal-combustion engine

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Example sentences
With regard to subsidies, private motor vehicle use is far more subsidized than
  rail.
Cameras snap license plates, and hefty fines are levied on those who venture
  into the city by motor vehicle without a permit.
The standard package includes motor vehicle fuels, electricity, and gas for
  residential uses.
People are much more likely to be struck by lightning or to have a motor
  vehicle accident going to or coming from the event.
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