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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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superchargedsu‧per‧charged /ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒd $ -pərˌtʃɑːrdʒd/ adjective  TTCTEMa supercharged engine is very powerful because air or fuel is supplied to it at a higher pressure than normal
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superchargedBut the supercharged 1.5-litre V16 engine was all wailing noise and no go.Programmed to react in kind, the Mechonoids turn on the Daleks, matching their ray guns with supercharged flame throwers.That adds up to 30 minutes of supercharged Hollywood spectacle.By the turn of the century, Los Angeles was already a supercharged magnet.The eight-cylinder engine came in either 2- or 2.3-litre size, and could be either supercharged or non-supercharged.The Skyline Fund attracted interest because of its supercharged performance.
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