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When I ask my medical students to describe their image of a woman who elects to birth with a midwife rather than with an obstetrician, they generally describe a woman who wears long cotton skirts, braids her hair, eats only organic vegan food, does yoga, and maybe drives a VW microbus.
Alice Dreger

Meaning of "VW" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES VW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Volkswagen

Volkswagen is a German automobile manufacturer headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. Volkswagen is the top-selling and original marque of the Volkswagen Group, the biggest German automaker and the second largest automaker in the world. Volkswagen has three cars in the top 10 list of best-selling cars of all time compiled by the website 24/7 Wall St: the Volkswagen Golf, the Volkswagen Beetle, and the Volkswagen Passat. With these three cars, Volkswagen has the most cars of any automobile manufacturer in the list that are still being manufactured. Volkswagen ranks first in spending the most money of any automaker on research and development as of 2011. Volkswagen means "people's car" in German. Its current slogan is "Das Auto".

Definition of VW in the English dictionary

The definition of VW in the dictionary is Very Worshipful. Other definition of VW is Volkswagen.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VW

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Synonyms and antonyms of VW in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «VW» into 25 languages

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The translations of VW from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «VW» in English.

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大众
1,325 millions of speakers

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570 millions of speakers

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510 millions of speakers

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380 millions of speakers
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280 millions of speakers

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278 millions of speakers

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270 millions of speakers

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ভক্সওয়াগন
260 millions of speakers

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220 millions of speakers

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190 millions of speakers

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180 millions of speakers

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130 millions of speakers

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85 millions of speakers

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85 millions of speakers
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வோல்க்ஸ்வேகனை
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व्ही. व्ही
75 millions of speakers

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70 millions of speakers

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65 millions of speakers

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14 millions of speakers
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about VW

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3 QUOTES WITH «VW»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word VW.
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Alice Dreger
When I ask my medical students to describe their image of a woman who elects to birth with a midwife rather than with an obstetrician, they generally describe a woman who wears long cotton skirts, braids her hair, eats only organic vegan food, does yoga, and maybe drives a VW microbus.
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W. Richard Stevens
I drove across country in my yellow 1970 VW bug (which I drove until 1986) to Los Angeles, having had enough cold weather in 5 years in Ann Arbor, and found a job within a few days.
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Charlie Trotter
If you know what you're doing, you can make a meal happen with any kitchen knife. But using a top-quality knife versus a low-quality one is the difference between driving a Jaguar and a VW Jetta across the country. They'll both get you there. But the Jaguar will give you a much smoother ride.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VW»

Discover the use of VW in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to VW and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-By-Step ...
The nineteenth edition of this classic automotive manual helps dedicated VW owners fight the war against rust, body rot, and engine failure to keep their prized cars alive, with advice on caring for Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers.
John Muir, Tosh Gregg, 2001
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VW Beetle Restoration Handbook: How to Restore 1949-1967 VW ...
Restoring 1949-1967 VW Beetles to original factory condition in the simplest, most cost-effective way possible is the goal of this illustrated guide.
‎2000
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The VW Beetle: A Production History of the World's Most ...
The world's most popular car, Volkswagen-or "the People's Car"-has earned its place in history. The VW Beetle chronicles the development and rise to worldwide popularity of the famed "punch-buggy," invented in Germany in the 1930s.
Ryan Lee Price, 2003
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VW Beetle: The New Custom Handbook
Bursting with color, ideas, and advice for today's Beetle customizers! This book puts the emphasis on bodywork, and includes chapters on the Cal Look Beetle, German Look, Buggies, Roadsters and Bajas, Replicas and more.
Keith Seume, 1998
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VW Beetle Performance Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to ...
At last! The complete practical guide to modifying VW Bus suspension, brakes and chassis for maximum performance.
Keith Seume, 1997
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VW Bus: Forty Years of Splitties, Bays & Wedges
A methodical, yet lively record of VW's Transporter over its first 40-years, which presents the vehicle in the same lavish formats of artistry and photography selected by Volkswagen over the decades.
Richard Copping, 2006
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Water-Cooled VW Performance Handbook: 3rd Edition
Applying the information in this book will help you improve all aspects of your Volkswagen including engine, transmission and clutch, ignition, carburetion/fuel injection, suspension and handling, brakes, body, and chassis.
Greg Raven, Chad Erickson, 2011
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How to Rebuild Your Volkswagon Air-Cooled Engine
A guide to engine rebuilding includes discussions of removal, parts indentification, cylinder head reconditioning, and engine assembly
Tom Wilson, 1987
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VW Golf Five Generations of Fun
The story of the Golf - with a difference! The emphasis is on the hotter hatch, without ignoring the range that made an acknowledged market leader.
Richard Copping, 2006
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VW Bus Custom Handbook
Traces the history of the Volkswagen Transporter, offers advice on buying and restoring one, and discusses performance modifications and camper conversions
Laurence Meredith, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term VW is used in the context of the following news items.
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Roboter tötet Arbeiter im VW-Werk in Baunatal
Tödlicher Unfall im VW-Werk: Ein Roboter hat am Montag einen Mann so schwer verletzt, dass er später im Klinikum Kassel starb. Der Unfall passierte in Halle 6 ... «HNA.de, Jul 15»
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2015 VW Transporter: full pricing and specs revealed
After the full reveal of Volkswagen's sixth-generation Transporter earlier this year, we've now got full prices and specifications for UK buyers. It'll be available to ... «AutoExpress, Jun 15»
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VW unveils new California camper van
For those of us of a certain age, the old VW camper van introduced in the 1950s held the promise of a compact, affordable home away from home – or just home. «Gizmag, Jun 15»
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VW and Audi diesels reach out to US drivers
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen TDI station wagon and the 2015 ... Diesels attract some of VW and Audi's most enthusiastic customers. «Detroit Free Press, Jun 15»
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New VW T6-Based California Camper Van Unveiled
Following the world debut of the sixth-generation Transporter in April, VW has now ... Available in three equipment lines (Beach, Coast and Ocean), the VW ... «Carscoops, Jun 15»
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VW Announces Production-Bound, 265-hp GTI Clubsport
The annual Wörthersee GTI meet is upon us, and it's there that the VW Group's brands tend to go nuts, showing off wild design and performance concepts ... «Car and Driver, May 15»
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Profit beat wins VW respite after boardroom clash
Operating profit reached 3.33 billion euros ($3.65 billion), Volkswagen (VW) said ... about CEO Martin Winterkorn's ability to drive through improvements at VW, ... «Reuters, Apr 15»
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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech quits in power struggle
The chairman of the carmaker Volkswagen (VW), Ferdinand Piech, has resigned after a power struggle with chief executive Martin Winterkorn. Mr Piech had ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
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VW boss voted to remain despite leadership clash
The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, has won the backing of the company's ... The move is seen as a defeat for VW chairman Ferdinand Piech. «BBC News, Apr 15»
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Volkswagen Tightens Belt at VW Brand, Profit Surges
BERLIN— Volkswagen AG, Europe's biggest automotive group by sales, has reported another slide in the profitability of its namesake VW brand and warned of ... «Wall Street Journal, Mar 15»

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