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au·to·mo·bile

automobile

 
pronunciation:
aw t mo bil [or] aw t mo bil
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part of speech: noun
definition: a vehicle with four wheels that is powered by a motor that uses gasoline or other fuel; car. An automobile is used on roads to carry people.
Before the invention of the automobile, only horses and carts traveled this road.
 
synonyms:
auto, car
similar words:
convertible, vehicle
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The word automobile contains the following parts:
aut, auto Greek prefix that means self
mob, mot, mov Latin root that means move