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tr.v. test-drove (-drōv′), test-driv·en (-drĭv′ən), test-driv·ing, test-drives
To drive (a motor vehicle) to evaluate performance and condition.
test′ drive′ n.
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vb (tr) , -drives, -driving, -drove or -driven
(Automotive Engineering) to drive (a car or other motor vehicle) for a limited period in order to assess its capabilities and limitations
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v.t. -drove, -driv•en, -driv•ing.
to drive (a vehicle) in order to evaluate performance and reliability.
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Past participle: test-driven
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
test-drive[ˈtestˌdraɪv] (test-drove (vb: pt) (test-driven (pp))) VT [+ car] [prospective buyer] → probar en carretera; [mechanic, technician] → hacer la prueba de rodaje a
see also test D
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
test-drive[ˈtɛstˌdraɪv] (test-drove (pt)) [ˈtɛstˌdrəʊv] (test-driven (pp)) [ˈtɛstˌdrɪvn] vt → provare su strada
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