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MOT

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
MOTMOT /ˌem əʊ ˈtiː $ -oʊ-/ (also MOT test) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TTCa test in Britain that all cars more than three years old must pass every year in order to show that they are still safe to be driven 🔊 My car’s just failed its MOT. 🔊 an MOT certificate
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MOTRandom undercover checks at 50 MOT garages in the Durham and Cleveland area showed almost half were not up to scratch.The photocopied documents are described as almost perfect and impossible to detect by the ordinary person, and even by MOT staff.We have the very latest equipment and facilities including MOT.April 1992 saw the car completed and it passed its MOT with flying colours.The milometer says 31,000 miles, but the last MOT certificate says 57,000 miles.Some of the garages are still carrying out MOTs on cars.Passed MOT Last week: will only swap for some-Thing quite unique. 1986 low mileage Brother.MOT certificateThe milometer says 31,000 miles, but the last MOT certificate says 57,000 miles.
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