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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.
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automotive

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

automotive

[ɔːtəˈməʊtɪv] ADJautomotor (f: automotora, automotriz)
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automotive

[ˌɔːtəˈməʊtɪv] adj [industry, parts, products] → automobile
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

automotive

adj vehicleselbstfahrend, mit Selbstantrieb
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

automotive

[ˌɔːtəˈməʊtɪv] adj (industry, design) → automobilistico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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