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garage

ga·rage

garage

 
 
pronunciation:
g razh
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a building or part of a building used for keeping cars, trucks, or other vehicles.
We parked our car in the downtown garage while we went shopping.
definition 2: a business for repairing cars, trucks, or other vehicles.
Our old car is at the garage for repairs again.
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Garage is from an early French word that means "to shelter or dock ships." The French word came from a German word that meant "to take care."
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