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min·i·cab

 (mĭn′ē-kăb′)
n.
Chiefly British A car available for hire but not licensed to pick up passengers on the street.

minicab

(ˈmɪnɪˌkæb)
n
(Commerce) Brit a small saloon car used as a taxi
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minicab - a minicar used as a taxicabminicab - a minicar used as a taxicab    
taxi, taxicab, cab, hack - a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
minicar - a car that is even smaller than a subcompact car
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
taxi
minitaxi
etukäteen tilattava taksi
taksi
小型タクシー
소형 콜택시
privattaxi
รถขับที่ใช้เป็นแท๊กซี่
taxi

minicab

[ˈmɪnɪkæb] Nradiotaxi m

minicab

[ˈmɪnɪˌkæb] n (Brit) → taxi m inv

minicab

تَاكْسِي taxi minitaxi Kleintaxi αγοραίο αυτοκίνητο teletaxi etukäteen tilattava taksi taxi taksi taxi 小型タクシー 소형 콜택시 minitaxi forhåndsbestilt drosje taksówka minitáxi такси-малолитражка privattaxi รถขับที่ใช้เป็นแท๊กซี่ taksi taxi 微型出租汽车
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Government figures show the number of minicabs in the capital has risen by over a quarter (26%) in the past two years, to 62,800.
She said that allowing minicabs to use the lanes convinces regular motorists to follow and creates problems.
Total quantity or scope: Minicabs and Taxis Saloons, Minicabs and Taxis Estate Cars, Minicabs and Taxis MPV People Carriers/7 Seats, Minicabs and Taxis Car based accessible, Standard Minibus 8 Seats, Standard Minibus 12-16 Seats, Accessible Minibus 8 Seats, Accessible Minibus 12-16 Seats, Coaches 19-24 Seats, Coaches 33-55 Seats, Accessible Coaches 33-49 Seats, Deregulated minibus, Executive car, Community Transport.
In London, where some of the measures are in place, around 54 women were raped and 214 sexually assaulted last year after getting into illegal minicabs.
Coventry South MP Mr Cunningham said: "At present minicabs in Coventry are driven by people who have undergone criminal, medical and background checks with Coventry City Council.
There are also plenty of complaints about taxis or minicabs themselves.
Mrs Lamplugh campaigned on issues ranging from making minicabs safer to protecting stalking victims.
Amarjit Pall said: "The Kiosk grew from an idea we had in the business about making it easy for customers to identify and book licensed minicabs but also for venues to be able to provide a simple and easy-to-manage option to their customers.
TIRED revellers must resist the temptation to use illegal minicabs to get home after New Year's Eve celebrations, a senior detective warned.
The long-running row between black-and-white cabbies and private-hire minicabs has reached fever pitch after the changes to restrict access to St Mary Street, Cardiff, and surrounding roads.
Bob Coles's Mercedes LWB 1982 has proved a huge hit with tourists and locals in Bath, Somerset, by offering an old-fashioned alternative to the city's modern minicabs.