Definition of 'van'
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But the mob surrounds it until police vans turn up. The Sun (2016)We went there in a camper van and caught the bus to see the tower. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rush hour along the road consisted of about four vans, one motorbike and a couple of cars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A white van was seen in the area where his body was found. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Look out for the little white van parked by the harbour on the stroke of midday, four days a week. The Sun (2016)British businesses will get grants of up to 20,000 to switch their lorries and large vans for electric vehicles, under new government plans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They followed me in police vans and on motorcycles, and grilled all friends and strangers I met on the road. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The company lets out its vans to small traders such as electricians and plumbers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Witnesses said it was being followed by a police van shortly before the incident. The Sun (2015)Everyone rides to the game in one van. Christianity Today (2000)Witnesses saw the haul being transferred to another vehicle before the van was found torched. The Sun (2013)They bundled me into a white van. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has ruined the experience of the best driving van on the road. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If you live like an ascetic monk a small hired van may suffice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We spent three hours locked in a police van. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was led to a prison van flanked by guards. The Sun (2008)He hired a van to carry equipment and was one of three men planning to scale a chimney. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Three men tried to crash into the van in front of her and she was caught in the crash. The Sun (2014)We were then lifted bodily into the mail van and told not to move for at least half an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The van was carrying about 1 million. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A van appeared in front of me and his brake and hazard lights came on. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As she was driven away in a police van, the vehicle was pelted with flour and officers made two arrests. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sometimes he would drive up in one of those branded vans,' one neighbour said. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'van'
British English: van /væn/ NOUN
A van is a medium-sized road vehicle that is used for carrying goods.
- American English: van
- Arabic: شَاحِنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: furgão
- Chinese: 小货车
- Croatian: kombi
- Czech: dodávka auto
- Danish: varevogn
- Dutch: bestelwagen
- European Spanish: furgoneta
- Finnish: pakettiauto
- French: camionnette
- German: Lieferwagen
- Greek: κλειστό φορτηγό
- Italian: furgone
- Japanese: バン 自動車
- Korean: 소형 트럭
- Norwegian: varebil
- Polish: furgonetka
- European Portuguese: furgão
- Romanian: dubă
- Russian: автофургон
- Spanish: furgoneta
- Swedish: skåpbil
- Thai: รถตู้
- Turkish: üstü kapalı yük aracı
- Ukrainian: фургон
- Vietnamese: xe tải
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