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flight

noun  /flɑɪt/ us  

flight noun (FLYING)

[C/U] an aircraft trip, or the occasion of being a passenger in an aircraft: [C] We’ll be arriving home on Tuesday on flight 147. [C] All flights out of Midway have been canceled because of bad weather. [C] We had a smooth flight all the way. [C/U] Flight is also the act or process of flying: [C] We watched a flight of geese (= a group flying together). [U] Some people think that too much money is spent on space flight.

flight noun (ESCAPE)

[U] escape from a particular situation, or the act of leaving: their flight from poverty The flight of manufacturers to the South stripped Massachusetts of its factories.

flight noun (STAIRS)

[C] a set of stairs connecting one floor and the next in a building or other structure: We had to climb three flights of stairs.
Translations of “flight”
in Korean 비행, 여행…
in Arabic رِحْلة (جَويّة)…
in French vol, escalier, volée…
in Turkish uçak seyahatı, uçuş, uçma…
in Italian volo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅程, 空中航行,航程…
in Russian полет, перелет, рейс…
in Polish lot…
in Spanish vuelo, tramo, bandada…
in Portuguese voo…
in German der Flug, die Treppe, der Schwarm…
in Catalan vol…
in Japanese 飛行, (飛行機の)便…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅程, 空中航行,航程…
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