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transport

noun uk   /ˈtræn.spɔːt/ us    /-spɔːrt/

transport noun (GOODS/PEOPLE)

B2 [U] the movement of people or goods from one place to another: the transport of live animals The company will arrange transport from the airport.Travelling B1 [U] UK (US transportation) a system of vehicles, such as buses, trains, aircraft, etc. for getting from one place to another: the Department of Transport investment in public transport (= buses, trains, etc. available for everyone to use) Do you have your own transport (= vehicle)? Bicycles are a cheap and efficient form of transport.Vehicles in general

transport noun (FEELING)

in transports (of delight) literary extremely pleased or happyFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something

transport

verb [T] uk   /trænˈspɔːt/ us    /-ˈspɔːrt/

transport verb [T] (GOODS/PEOPLE)

B2 to take goods or people from one place to another: The pipeline was constructed to transport oil across Alaska to ports on the coast. Such heavy items are expensive to transport (by plane).Transferring and transporting objects (in the past) to send a criminal to live in a country far away as a punishment: 162,000 convicts were transported to Australia from 1788 to 1868.Punishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leave

transport verb [T] (FEELING)

literary If something transports you to a different time or place, it makes you feel as if you were in it: The film transports you back to the New York of the 1950s.Remembering, reminding and reminders
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