Meaning of “airport” in the English Dictionary

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"airport" in British English

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airportnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeə.pɔːt/ us /ˈer.pɔːrt/

A2 a place where aircraft regularly take off and land, with buildings for passengers to wait in:

an international airport
a military airport
Gatwick Airport
an airport terminal/runway

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

"airport" in American English

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airportnoun [ C ]

us /ˈeərˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/

a place where aircraft regularly take off and land, with buildings for passengers and flight management

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

"airport" in Business English

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airportnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeəpɔːt/ us

TRANSPORT a place where aircraft regularly take off and land, with buildings for passengers to wait in:

a a commercial/major airport
airport charges/security
an airport terminal/lounge
depart/fly from an airport Most of our flights depart from convenient local airports.
take off from/land at/touch down at an airport I checked online and saw that the plane had already touched down at the airport.
arrive at/get to the airport Aim to arrive at the airport two hours before your flight.
meet sb/pick sb up at the airport One of our representatives will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel.

(Definition of “airport” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)