Meaning of “airborne” in the English Dictionary

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"airborne" in British English

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airborneadjective

uk /ˈeə.bɔːn/ us /ˈer.bɔːrn/

(Definition of “airborne” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"airborne" in American English

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airborneadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈeər·bɔrn, -boʊrn/

in the air, or carried by air or wind or by an aircraft:

The plane was not yet airborne when the engine failed.

(Definition of “airborne” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)