elevator

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛlɪveɪtər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛləˌveɪtɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(elə vā′tər)


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lift - elevator
‘lift’
In British English, a lift is a device that moves up and down inside a tall building and carries people from one floor to another.
I took the lift to the eighth floor.
‘elevator’
In American English, a device like this is called an elevator.
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