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uk /ˈtræn.spɔːt/ us /ˈtræn.spɔːrt/

transport noun (GOODS/PEOPLE)

B2 [ U ] the movement of people or goods from one place to another

the transport of live animals 活體動物的運輸
The company will arrange transport from the airport. 公司將安排從機場起的運輸。

B1 [ U ] UK US transportation a system of vehicles, such as buses, trains, aircraft, etc. for getting from one place to another

the Department of Transport 交通部
investment in public transport (= buses, trains, etc. available for everyone to use) 對公共交通的投資
Do you have your own transport (= vehicle)? 你自己有車嗎?
Bicycles are a cheap and efficient form/means of transport. 腳踏車是一種便宜而高效的交通工具。

More examples

  • The city's transport system is one of the most efficient in Europe.
  • The tour operator will arrange transport and plan your itinerary.
  • Travelling by train is still one of the safest methods of transport.
  • If you think that these transport problems can be solved by building more roads, you completely misunderstand the nature of the problem.
  • Please let the organizers know if you're able to offer transport to or from the campsite for this year's Cub camp.

transport noun (FEELING)

in transports (of delight) literary

extremely pleased or happy


transportverb [ T ]

uk /trænˈspɔːt/ us /trænˈspɔːrt/

transport verb [ T ] (GOODS/PEOPLE)

B2 to take goods or people from one place to another

The pipeline was constructed to transport oil across Alaska to ports on the coast. 建設這條輸油管道是為了使石油能夠穿越阿拉斯加輸送到各沿海港口。
Such heavy items are expensive to transport (by plane). 這樣重的物品(用飛機)運輸很貴。

(in the past) to send a criminal to live in a country far away as a punishment

162,000 convicts were transported to Australia from 1788 to 1868. 從1788年到1868年,有16.2萬名犯人被流放到澳大利亞。

More examples

  • The prisoners were transported under military escort.
  • The emergency building is transported in individual modules, such as bedrooms and a kitchen, which are put together on site.
  • Environmentalists argue that more goods should be transported by rail.
  • The two prisoners were kept under restraint while they were transported between prisons.

transport verb [ T ] (FEELING)

literary If something transports you to a different time or place, it makes you feel as if you were in it.

The film transports you back to the New York of the 1950s. 這部電影將我們帶回到20世紀50年代的紐約。

(Translation of “transport” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)