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English definition of “trainspotting”

trainspotting

noun [U] uk   /ˈtreɪnˌspɒt.ɪŋ/ us    /-ˌspɑː.t̬ɪŋ/ UK
the activity of watching trains and writing down the numbers that each railway engine hasEnthusiastsAdmirersMiscellaneous pastimes and their participants
trainspotter
noun [C] uk   /-ˌspɒt.ər/ us    /-ˌspɑː.t̬ɚ/
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