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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
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