sport-utility vehicle
noun Date: 1978 a rugged automotive vehicle similar to a station wagon but built on a light-truck chassis — called also sport-ute, sport-utility, SUV

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sport utility vehicle — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sport utility vehicle : singular sport utility vehicle plural sport utility vehicles an SUV …   English dictionary

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