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English definition of “railcard”


noun [C]     /ˈreɪlkɑːd/ UK TRANSPORT
a card that allows you to travel by train at a lower cost than usual: a family/student/young person's railcard I always make sure I use my young person's railcard, which cuts the cost of travel by a third.
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