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Meaning of "four-by-four" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOUR-BY-FOUR

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOUR-BY-FOUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Four-By-Four is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOUR-BY-FOUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

four-by-four

Four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, AWD, 4WD, or 4×4 is a four-wheeled vehicle with a drivetrain that allows all four wheels to receive torque from the engine.

Definition of four-by-four in the English dictionary

The definition of four-by-four in the dictionary is a vehicle equipped with four-wheel drive.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOUR-BY-FOUR

four jaw chuck
four-by-two
four-colour
four-cycle
four-deal bridge
four-dimensional
four-door
four-engined
four-eyed
four-eyed fish
four-eyes
four-flush
four-flusher
four-footed
four-four
four-four time
Four-H club
four-handed
four-in-hand
four-leaf clover

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOUR-BY-FOUR

back four
Balfour
carrefour
coxless four
flat back four
four
four-four
petit four
three-four
two-by-four
two-four

Synonyms and antonyms of four-by-four in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «four-by-four» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOUR-BY-FOUR

Find out the translation of four-by-four to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of four-by-four from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «four-by-four» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

四乘四
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de cuatro por cuatro
570 millions of speakers

English

four-by-four
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चार से चार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أربع سنوات من قبل أربعة و
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

четыре на четыре
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

quatro -por-quatro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চার-বাই-চার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quatre par quatre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Empat demi empat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vier- mal-Vier
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

4×4
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

네 별 네
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Papat dening papat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bốn bởi bốn -
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நான்கு மூலம் நான்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चार-चार-चार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dört ile dört
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

quattro per quattro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cztery po cztery
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чотири на чотири
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

patru de patru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τέσσερα - επί-τέσσερα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vier-by - vier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fyra - av - fyra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fire- til- fire
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of four-by-four

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOUR-BY-FOUR»

The term «four-by-four» is normally little used and occupies the 118.802 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOUR-BY-FOUR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «four-by-four» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «four-by-four» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about four-by-four

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOUR-BY-FOUR»

Discover the use of four-by-four in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to four-by-four and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Four by Four: Practical Methods for Writing Persuasively
Geared toward English and social studies teachers as well as school librarians, this book provides a clear and concise way to approach the teaching of persuasive writing—and to develop the skills students need to excel on high stakes ...
Joyce Armstrong Carroll, Edward E. Wilson, 2012
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ...
The plaintiff in his motion for a review asked the court to find, among other facts, the following : That the survey made in 1817 of the land confirmed to Labeaume was so made by the surveyor as to include the four by four arpens confirmed to ...
Missouri. Supreme Court, William Barclay Napton, Samuel Mansfield Bay, 1861
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Insights to the Daf: Maseches Eruvin
(b) TOSFOS (86a, DH Korah) also points out that Rashi seems to say that a Korah which is at least four by four Tefachim is necessary only because we need both sides to descend to form Mechitzos. This implies that if one does not intend to ...
Kolel ʻIyun ha-daf (Jerusalem), 2005
4
A Correlation Study of Scheduling and Achievement in ...
Terry Ray Ryker. 31. Alternating eight-block schedule and high socioeconomic status in an urban city. 32. Alternating eight-block schedule and high socioeconomic status in a suburb. 33. Four-by-four block schedule and low socioeconomic ...
Terry Ray Ryker, 2008
5
Four by Four by Four
Shopaholic / Glenda Stirling -- Monkey business / Nicole Zylstra -- The wild guys / Andrew Wreggit & Rebecca Shaw -- Borrow me / Clem Martini.
Clem Martini, 2007
6
Poetic Rhythm: An Introduction
The four-by-four formation The examples of English meter so far in this chapter have had four groups of four beats, producing a very familiar and insistently regular rhythm. This is the most common of all the possible rhythmic patterns, if every ...
Derek Attridge, 1995
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Contemporary Eruv
An object in a reshus ha'rabbim that is ten or more tefachim high and four by four tefachim in area is a reshus ha'yachid. If the object is less than four by four tefachim, it is a makom patur - even if it is large enough that a four by four surface  ...
Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer, 2002
8
Genesee Farmer
The prevailing opinion is that four by four feet is the proper distance, where tied to poles. Some plant three by four, three and a half by four, three by five, and four by six, and all other distances, as fancy may dictate. But four feet each way is the ...
‎1859
9
New Swell
But there was this one night we went to the Keg for a beer and parked in our proper spot and we saw the car guard trying to help a man in a big four-by-four find parking. The car guard was waving the four-by-four driver over to a space near the ...
Byron Loker, 2006
10
The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
... sentence US, 1990 four-by noun a prison warderAUSTRALIA, 1983 four-by- four noun 1 a vehicle with four wheels and four-wheel drive US, 1993 . 2 a whore. Rhyming slang UK, 2003 four by too's noun in twelve-step recovery programmes  ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOUR-BY-FOUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term four-by-four is used in the context of the following news items.
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Oceanfront Artists 'Chalk the Walk'
Each artist drew inside a four-by-four-foot chalk drawing. They competed for prizes that were awarded for the top drawings in three categories. «WAVY-TV, Jul 15»
2
Take a trip with 'shroomers who forage for fungi
SANDILANDS PROVINCIAL FOREST — On a sunny Tuesday morning, I'm bouncing along a four-by-four track winding through sandy, rolling ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Jul 15»
3
Dashing dinners: Marketers find exposure through fabulous fêtes
Working in a four-by-four-metre space, 10 designers created over-the-top tablescapes for gala guests. In Calgary, proceeds went to ACAD and ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
4
Fastest high school female athlete sets record
"There was this other girl and she was like the star - coach put her in all the races, she was anchor leg on the four-by-one and the four-by-four ... «WSFA, Jul 15»
5
Firefighters gain control over rampant wildfires across northern Alberta
Off highway vehicles (OHV), such as dirt bikes and four-by-four vehicles, have an exhaust system that can heat up to 204 degrees celsius, ... «Hinton Parklander, Jul 15»
6
Micro to assemble SsangYong Tivoli
The TIVOLI is tailored to what modern customers are asking for – so it puts fashion above four-by-four ability. The bold design of the 'Tivoli' very ... «nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper, Jul 15»
7
Phillies Vs. Dodgers Recap: Clayton Kershaw Wows In Final Game …
"I had the double-double, and he had a four-by-four," Rollins joked, using an In-N-Out restaurant analogy. "It was nice to get a big hit, but A.J. is ... «Latin Times, Jul 15»
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Gone But Not Forgotten... 'Four-By-Four'
The final days of the legendary Sizwe 'Four-by-Four' Motaung must stand as a testament to the chilling realities of the fatal and debilitating HIV ... «Soccer Laduma, Jul 15»
9
iPad home screen folders now display 16 apps per page in Apple's …
... screen real estate on the iPad, folders in the latest beta of iOS 9 are now a larger four-by-four design, accommodating 16 apps per page. «Apple Insider, Jul 15»
10
Sandra Anna Gonzalez: Vicious Mom Abused Boys Like 'Prisoners …
The Gonzalez case surfaces a week after a case in Indiana in which two parents are accused of locking their 2-year-old twins in a four-by-four ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»

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