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transport

verb [T] (GOODS/PEOPLE)    /trænˈspɔːt/ US  /-ˈspɔːrt/
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
(Definition of transport verb (GOODS/PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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