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journey

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɜː.ni/ us    /ˈdʒɝː-/
A2 the act of travelling from one place to another, especially in a vehicle: I love going on long journeys. We broke our journey (= stopped for a short time) in Jacksonville before travelling on to Miami the next day. Have a safe journey! figurative He views his life as a spiritual journey towards a greater understanding of his faith. mainly UK Did you have a good journey? mainly UK It's a two-hour train journey from York to London.
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verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈdʒɜː.ni/ us    /ˈdʒɝː-/ literary
to travel somewhere: As we journeyed south, the landscape became drier and rockier.
Translations of “journey”
in Korean 여행…
in Arabic رِحْلة…
in French voyage, trajet…
in Turkish yolculuk, gezi, seyahat…
in Italian viaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指搭乘交通工具的)旅行,行程…
in Russian путешествие…
in Polish podróż…
in Spanish viaje…
in Portuguese viagem…
in German die Reise…
in Catalan viatge…
in Japanese 旅…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指乘交通工具的)旅行,行程…
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