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au·to·mo·tive

 (ô′tə-mō′tĭv)
adj.
1. Moving by itself; self-propelling or self-propelled.
2. Of or relating to self-propelled vehicles.

automotive

(ˌɔːtəˈməʊtɪv)
adj
1. (Automotive Engineering) relating to motor vehicles
2. (Botany) self-propelling

au•to•mo•tive

(ˌɔ təˈmoʊ tɪv, ˈɔ təˌmoʊ tɪv)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to automobiles or other motor vehicles.
2. propelled by a self-contained motor, engine, or the like.
n.
3. an industry, store department, etc., specializing in automotive parts.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.automotive - of or relating to motor vehiclesautomotive - of or relating to motor vehicles; "automotive supplies"
2.automotive - containing within itself the means of propulsion or movementautomotive - containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement; "a self-propelled vehicle"
moving - in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
Translations

automotive

[ɔːtəˈməʊtɪv] ADJautomotor (f: automotora, automotriz)

automotive

[ˌɔːtəˈməʊtɪv] adj [industry, parts, products] → automobile

automotive

adj vehicleselbstfahrend, mit Selbstantrieb

automotive

[ˌɔːtəˈməʊtɪv] adj (industry, design) → automobilistico/a
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