sport utility vehicle


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sport utility vehicle

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An SUV.

sport utility vehicle

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sports utility vehicle

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(Automotive Engineering) a high-powered car with four-wheel drive, originally designed for off-road use. Sometimes shortened to: sport utility or sports utility Abbreviation: SUV
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sport utility vehicle - a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassissport utility vehicle - a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
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"
Translations

sport utility vehicle

nSport-utility-Fahrzeug nt, → Geländewagen m
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