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(Automotive Engineering) a company that manufactures automobiles
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(ˈkɑrˌmeɪ kər)

an automobile manufacturer.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carmaker - a business engaged in the manufacture of automobilescarmaker - a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
manufacturer, manufacturing business, maker - a business engaged in manufacturing some product
automobile industry - the manufacturers of automobiles considered collectively
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