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route

noun [C] uk   /ruːt/ us    /ruːt/ /raʊt/
B1 a particular way or direction between places: The route we had planned took us right across Greece. I live on a bus route so I can easily get to work. C2 a method of achieving something: A college education is often the best route to a good job. US (UK round) a set of regular visits that you make to a number of places or people, especially in order to take products as part of your job
Route B1 in the US, used as part of the name of numbered roads: Route 66

route

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /ruːt/ us    /ruːt/ /raʊt/
to send something somewhere: Deliveries are routed via/by way of London.
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