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destination

noun [C] uk   /ˌdes.tɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us  
B1 the place where someone is going or where something is being sent or taken: We arrived at our destination tired and hungry. His letter never reached its destination. UK The Caribbean is a popular holiday destination.
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in Korean 목적지…
in Arabic جِهة, وَجْهة…
in French destination…
in Turkish menzil, varış yeri, birinin/birşeyin gideceği/varacağı yer…
in Italian destinazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 目的地, 終點…
in Russian место назначения…
in Polish cel (podróży), miejsce przeznaczenia…
in Spanish destino…
in Portuguese destino…
in German der Bestimmungsort, die Bestimmung…
in Catalan destinació…
in Japanese 行き先…
in Chinese (Simplified) 目的地, 终点…
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