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pedestriannoun [C]

uk   us   /pəˈdes.tri.ən/
B1 a person who is walking, especially in an area where vehicles go: A few pedestrians carrying their evening shopping sheltered from the rain in doorways. The death rate for pedestrians hit by cars is unacceptably high.

pedestrianadjective

uk   us   /pəˈdes.tri.ən/ formal disapproving
not interesting; showing very little imagination: Her books, with few exceptions, are workmanlike but pedestrian. His speech was long and pedestrian.
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Translations of “pedestrian”
in Arabic ماشٍ…
in Korean 보행자…
in Malaysian pejalan kaki…
in French piéton/-onne…
in Turkish yaya…
in Italian pedone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行人,步行者…
in Russian пешеход…
in Polish pieszy…
in Vietnamese khách bộ hành…
in Spanish peatón…
in Portuguese pedestre…
in Thai คนเดินถนน…
in German der/die Fußgänger(in)…
in Catalan vianant…
in Japanese 歩行者…
in Indonesian pejalan kaki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行人,步行者…
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