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Definition of pile-up noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pile-up

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpaɪl ʌp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpaɪl ʌp//
 
Motoring problems and accidents
 
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a road accident involving several vehicles crashing into each other Three people died in a multiple pile-up in freezing fog. A young man died in a pile-up on the M1 last night. a multiple pile-up involving a minibus and five cars See related entries: Motoring problems and accidents

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