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sedan

See also: sedän

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sedan (plural sedans)

  1. An enclosed windowed chair suitable for a single occupant, carried by at least two porters, in equal numbers in front and behind, using wooden rails that passed through metal brackets on the sides of the chair.
  2. (US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand) A motorcar designed in a configuration with separate compartments for engine space, driver/passenger space and luggage space.
    • 1986 May, Jack Keebler, U.S. Family Sedans - traditional techology takes on state of the art, Popular Science, page 24,
      What we are observing in this sedan square-off is the cumulative effect of modern design technology on the family sedan.
    • 1996, Dennis Adler, Fifties Flashback: The American Car, 2004, page 22,
      In addition there was a companion four-door sedan, mounted on the C- 38 Series 121.5-inch platform and equipped with the 1 14-horsepower L-head six.
    • 2005, Dennis W. Parks, American Hot Rod: How to Build a Hot Rod with Boyd Coddington, page 115,
      The 1929 Model A Tudor sedan on these pages will receive a mild top chop of 3 inches, combined with the installation of a rear delivery door and a filled roof.

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sedan

  1. sedan (body style for cars)

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sedan

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of sedar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of sedar.

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish siþan (Old Norse síðan), related to sidlate’. See Norwegian siden. Cognate with Old English siþþan

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sedan (not comparable)

  1. then, after this (that), afterwards; next in order
    Först försökte vi på mitt sätt, sedan på hans.
    First we tried my way, then his.
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sedan

  1. since, from the time that (and often as a consequence of)
    Sedan vi sålde bilen cyklar vi överallt.
    Since we sold the car, we bike everywhere.
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sedan

  1. since; from a given point in time
    Sedan det året har vi varit tillsammans ständigt.
    Since that year, we have been together all the time.
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From English.

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sedan c

  1. sedan; a body style of a car
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