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tourist

noun [C] uk   /ˈtʊə.rɪst/ /ˈtɔː-/  us   /ˈtʊr.ɪst/
A2 someone who visits a place for pleasure and interest, usually while on holiday: Millions of tourists visit Rome every year. Hordes (= very large groups) of tourists flock to the Mediterranean each year. Disneyworld is one of Florida's major tourist attractions. The island is very busy during the tourist season. UK a member of a sports team who is travelling from place to place in a foreign country, playing games: The West Indies easily defeated the tourists.
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in Korean 관광객…
in Arabic سائح…
in Portuguese turista…
in Catalan turista…
in Japanese 観光客, 旅行者…
in Italian turista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅遊者,遊客, 巡迴比賽運動隊隊員…
in Russian турист…
in Turkish turist…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅游者,游客, 巡回比赛运动队队员…
in Polish turyst-a/ka…
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