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English definition of “baggage”


noun [U]
/ˈbæɡɪdʒ/ (UK also luggage) TRANSPORT
the cases, bags, etc. that you take with you when you travel: Have a name tag on each piece of baggage. You'll need to put any sharp objects into your checked baggage.
carry-on/hand baggage cases or bags that you take onto a plane with you and are not checked in: I only had carry-on baggage so I went straight to the departure gate.
excess baggage bags, cases, etc. that weigh more than the weight you are allowed to take onto a plane, or the extra money you have to pay for it to be taken: On the return trip we were charged $80 excess baggage.
(Definition of baggage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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