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ensemble routier

English translation: combination of vehicles

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French term or phrase:ensemble routier
English translation:combination of vehicles
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
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02:47 Jan 17, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents / referring to vehicles
French term or phrase: ensemble routier
... conduisait cet ensemble routien en exécution d'un contrat de "traction."

referring to a tractor and semi-trailer
Theodore Quester
United States
Local time: 21:38
combination of vehicles
Explanation:
...or "vehicle combination".

Otherwise known as a "highway train". Its the trucks you sometimes see hauling more than one trailer.
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4 +3articulated lorryDPolice
5combination of vehiclescheungmo
4all such heavy vehiclesSubhamay Ray
4a juggernaut
irat56


  

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47 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
all such heavy vehicles


Explanation:
as I understand it

Subhamay Ray
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
combination of vehicles


Explanation:
...or "vehicle combination".

Otherwise known as a "highway train". Its the trucks you sometimes see hauling more than one trailer.


cheungmo
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a juggernaut


Explanation:
Expérience de conducteur en GB.
Robert et Commins Dic.

irat56
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
articulated lorry


Explanation:
A large lorry made in two separate sections, a tractor and a trailer connected by a pivoted bar. US name: trailer truck.


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DPolice
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