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estate car

n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit a car with a comparatively long body containing a large carrying space, reached through a rear door: usually the back seats can be folded forward to increase the carrying space. Also called (esp US, Canadian, Austral, and NZ): station wagon
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estate car

station wagon
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.estate car - a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seatestate car - a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
shooting brake - another name for a station wagon
tailboard, tailgate - a gate at the rear of a vehicle; can be lowered for loading
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estate car

noun station wagon (U.S.), shooting brake the luggage space of hatchbacks and estate cars
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Translations
kombi
stationcar
farmariauto
karavan
エステートカー
스테이션 왜건
herrgårdsvagn
รถเก๋งที่บรรทุกทั้งคนและสินค้า
ô tô rộng năm cửa

estate car

n (Brit) → auto modello familiare, station wagon f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

estate car

سَتِيشُن واجُون kombi stationcar Kombiwagen στέισον βάγκον carro familiar, coche familiar farmariauto break karavan vettura familiare エステートカー 스테이션 왜건 stationcar stasjonsvogn samochód kombi carrinha, carro de passeio автомобиль с кузовом «универсал» herrgårdsvagn รถเก๋งที่บรรทุกทั้งคนและสินค้า vagon ô tô rộng năm cửa 旅行车
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Many former workers will perhaps recall estate cars like mine in the picture as I'm told that in the 1950s they used to work as employees' taxis between the two main Standard factories at Canley and Banner Lane which later became Massey Ferguson.
The number of estate cars continues to grow and one of the latest is the Hyundai i30 estate, which builds on the good looks of the i30 hatchback.
FERRARI 456GT: The super-rich royal family of Brunei asked Ferrari designers and coachbuilders Pininfarina to build several special Ferrari 456GT Venice estate cars. They can reach a mere 180mph.
Sporting estate cars that are as sleek as conventional coupes are predicted to become all the rage within a couple of years, as epitomised by the new Mercedes-Benz R-class.