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Definition of vehicle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈvihɪkl//
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  1. 1(rather formal) a thing that is used for transporting people or goods from one place to another, such as a car or truck motor vehicles (= cars, buses, trucks, etc.) Are you the driver of this vehicle? rows of parked vehicles
  2. 2vehicle (for something) something that can be used to express your ideas or feelings or as a way of achieving something Art may be used as a vehicle for propaganda. The play is an ideal vehicle for her talents.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: vehicle