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test-drive

(tĕst′drīv′)
tr.v. test-drove (-drōv′), test-driv·en (-drĭv′ən), test-driv·ing, test-drives
To drive (a motor vehicle) to evaluate performance and condition.

test′ drive′ n.

test-drive

vb (tr) , -drives, -driving, -drove or -driven
(Automotive Engineering) to drive (a car or other motor vehicle) for a limited period in order to assess its capabilities and limitations

test′-drive`



v.t. -drove, -driv•en, -driv•ing.
to drive (a vehicle) in order to evaluate performance and reliability.
[1945–50]

test-drive


Past participle: test-driven
Gerund: test-driving

Imperative
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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Translations

test-drive

[ˈtestˌdraɪv] (test-drove (vb: pt) (test-driven (pp))) VT [+ car] [prospective buyer] → probar en carretera; [mechanic, technician] → hacer la prueba de rodaje a
see also test D

test-drive

[ˈtɛstˌdraɪv] (test-drove (pt)) [ˈtɛstˌdrəʊv] (test-driven (pp)) [ˈtɛstˌdrɪvn] vtprovare su strada
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