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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
automobileau‧to‧mo‧bile /ˈɔːtəməbiːl $ ˈɒːtəmoʊ-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  TTC American English a car the automobile industry
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automobilePersonal finances are also determined by the almighty automobile.The big automobile companies, for example, are moving to work very closely with fewer suppliers.He treated his automobiles almost as tenderly as he did his wife and three daughters.He also had started his own business on the side, building model automobiles for slot-car racing.Although, she thought, as she glanced at him, in truth she'd expected something other than this staid automobile.Now the automobile has become commonplace.Vintage automobiles, horsedrawn street cars and traditional marching bands pass alongside quaint old stores and cafes where ragtime music is played.
From Longman Business Dictionaryautomobileau‧to‧mo‧bile /ˈɔːtəməbiːlˈɒːtəmoʊ-/ noun [countable] especially American English a carIt makes rubber parts for the automobile industry.
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