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train

noun [C]
 
 
/treɪn/
a railway engine connected to a group of vehicles for carrying people or goods: catch/take a train He usually wakes up before dawn to catch a train just after 5 a.m. London is two and a half hours away by train. a commuter/freight/passenger train a train company/operator/service
→  See also goods train , gravy train
Translations of “train”
in Korean 기차…
in Arabic قِطار…
in French train, traîne, suite…
in Turkish tren…
in Italian treno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 車輛, 火車,列車…
in Russian поезд…
in Polish pociąg…
in Spanish tren, cola, serie…
in Portuguese trem…
in German der Zug, die Schleppe, die Reihe…
in Catalan tren…
in Japanese 電車, 貨物列車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 车辆, 火车,列车…
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