fork truck

fork truck
noun or forklift truck \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷-\
: a lift truck equipped with a forklift

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fork truck,
= fork-lift truck. (Cf.fork-lift truck)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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