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motor vehicle

an automobile, truck, bus, or similar motor-driven conveyance.
Origin of motor vehicle
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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.
  • Most such injuries are related to motor vehicle accidents and can be prevented by seat belt use.
British Dictionary definitions for motor vehicle

motor vehicle

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