To drive (a motor vehicle) to evaluate performance and condition.(verb-transitive)
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Use "test-drive" in a sentence
"Mitsubishi Motors Corp. created an online test-drive for its 2011 Outlander Sport."
"Oh, yeah: I'm totally with you on using December to test-drive our 2010 resolutions."
"Choose one to test-drive the new Gmail for yourself, or view screenshots of the new setup below."