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travel

verb     /ˈtræv.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
A1 [I or T] to make a journey, usually over a long distance: After leaving school, she spent a year travelling, mostly in Africa and Asia. I travel to work by train. He travelled over 1,000 miles to be at the wedding. As a young man he had travelled (= been to many parts of) the world.Travelling B1 [I] to move or go from one place to another: Supersonic planes can travel faster than the speed of sound.General words for movementTravelling [I] If something such as food travels well/badly, it does/does not stay in good condition if it is moved long distances: They say that real Yorkshire beers don't travel well.Various qualities of food really travel informal to move very fast: We were doing 90 mph, so the car that passed us must have been really travelling! That bike can really travel!Driving and operating road vehicles travel light to make a journey without taking a lot of heavy things with you: I always try to travel light.JourneysTravelling
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