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flight

noun [C]
 
 
/flaɪt/
TRANSPORT a journey in an aircraft: You should leave now or you'll miss your flight.a flight to/from sth She is booked on the 8 a.m. flight to New York.domestic/international flights The company operates eight domestic flights in Finland. scheduled/charter flights The price includes accommodation and return scheduled flights. long-haul/short-haul flights
ECONOMICS a situation in which people or goods move quickly away from a place to escape a bad situation: He added that he didn't think there was a risk of flight of city employees. A return of financial calm to the country should reduce capital flight.
the top flight people who are at the highest level in a job or business activity: With this movie he joined the top flight of Hollywood directors. FINANCE companies whose shares are worth the most money: Corporate news was dominated by firms outside the top flight.
Translations of “flight”
in Korean 비행, 여행…
in Arabic رِحْلة (جَويّة)…
in French vol, escalier, volée…
in Turkish uçak seyahatı, uçuş, uçma…
in Italian volo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅程, 空中航行,航程…
in Russian полет, перелет, рейс…
in Polish lot…
in Spanish vuelo, tramo, bandada…
in Portuguese voo…
in German der Flug, die Treppe, der Schwarm…
in Catalan vol…
in Japanese 飛行, (飛行機の)便…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅程, 空中航行,航程…
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