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English definition of “railroad”

railroad

noun [C] uk   /ˈreɪl.rəʊd/ us    /-roʊd/ (written abbreviation RR)
A2 US for railwayRailways and railway lines

railroad

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈreɪl.rəʊd/ us    /-roʊd/
to force something to happen or force someone to do something, especially quickly or unfairly: We were railroaded into signing the agreement.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuading
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