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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmileagemile‧age /ˈmaɪlɪdʒ/ noun  1 [countable usually singular, uncountable]TTC the number of miles a vehicle has travelled since it was made Always check the mileage before you buy a secondhand car.2 [countable usually singular, uncountable]TTC the number of miles someone travels in a vehicle in a particular period of time Look for a car hire agreement that offers unlimited mileage.3 TTC[countable usually singular, uncountable] the number of miles a vehicle can travel using a particular amount of fuel The car’s average mileage is 22.73 miles per gallon.4 [uncountable]USE something the amount of use or advantage you get from something The newspapers wanted to get as much mileage from the story as they could.5 [countable usually singular, uncountable] (also mileage allowance)BEC an amount of money that is paid to someone for each mile that they travel when they use their own car for work Community nurses are paid a mileage allowance.6 [uncountable]TTDISTANCE the number of miles covered by a country’s roads or railways plans to treble the country’s railway mileage
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mileageThe anticipated mileage figures are 12,000 miles perannum for the cars and 20,000 miles perannum for the vans.I get paid for mileage.It was a sport utility that was also a personal vehicle and it got good mileage.Although they had made high mileage cars look like low mileage ones, they had sold them at high mileage car prices.a used car with low mileageEven with lower mileage, Hunter is amazed that she can go 600 miles on a third of a tank of gas.By now Heseltine has probably got about as much mileage out of such occasions as he can reasonably expect.Mitchell was trying to decide which ideas still had some mileage left in them.By adding another city to the network, we can actually decrease the mileage of cable needed.North or south of that line, however, the mileage value of each degree decreases.I set the mileage each time I get gas.Car Rental is available on either a limited or unlimited mileage basis.The rental car costs $35 a day, with unlimited mileage.
From Longman Business Dictionarymileagemile‧age /ˈmaɪlɪdʒ/ noun [uncountable]1an amount of money paid for each mile that is travelled by someone using a car for workThe mileage allowance for use of a personal car for business is up to 44 cents a mile.2the amount of use or advantage that you get from somethingManagers are working furiously on ways to get the most mileage out of the plan.
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