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Meaning of “airplane” in the English Dictionary

"airplane" in British English

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airplanenoun [C]

uk   /ˈeə.pleɪn/  us   /ˈer-/ US (UK aeroplane)
a ​vehicledesigned for ​airtravel that has ​wings and one or more ​engines: She has her own ​private airplane.
(Definition of airplane from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"airplane" in American English

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airplanenoun [C]

 us   /ˈeərˌpleɪn/
a ​vehicle with ​wings, ​powered by ​engines and having the ​ability to ​fly
(Definition of airplane from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"airplane" in Business English

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airplanenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈeəpleɪn/ US (UK aeroplane)
TRANSPORT a ​plane: a commercial/​passenger airplane to board/​fly/get on an airplane
(Definition of airplane from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “airplane”
in Arabic طائرة…
in Korean 비행기…
in Portuguese avião…
in Catalan avió…
in Japanese 飛行機, 航空機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 飞机…
in Turkish uçak…
in Russian самолет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 飛機…
in Italian aereoplano…
in Polish samolot…
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