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commute

noun [C]
 
 
/kəˈmjuːt/
TRANSPORT a journey that someone does regularly from home to work: a 90 minute/50km/30 mile commute Every morning during his 85-mile commute he has plenty of time to think about the day ahead.a daily/weekly commute Cutting out the daily commute is the most obvious attraction of teleworking.a long/short commute The survey provides evidence that low-paid workers are forced to endure long commutes into the capital.
Translations of “commute”
in Chinese (Traditional) 往返於工作地點與家之間…
in Chinese (Simplified) 往返于工作地点与家之间…
(Definition of commute noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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