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backpacknoun [C]

uk   /ˈbæk.pæk/  us   /ˈbæk.pæk/ (also mainly UK rucksack)

backpackverb [I]

uk   /ˈbæk.pæk/  us   /ˈbæk.pæk/
to travel or go camping while carrying your clothes and other things that you need in a backpack: We backpacked around Thailand.
(Definition of backpack from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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backpacknoun [C]

 us   /ˈbækˌpæk/ (short form pack)
a bag carried on the back, usually of cloth with many pockets and straps that go over your shoulders, used to carry things

backpackverb [I]

 us   /ˈbæk·pæk/
to walk long distances, carrying your things in a backpack: We backpacked through the Colorado Rockies last summer.
backpacker
noun [C]  us   /ˈbæk·pæk·ər/
A line of backpackers passed us on the trail.
(Definition of backpack from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “backpack”
in Arabic حَقيْبة الظَّهْر…
in Korean 배낭…
in Portuguese mochila…
in Catalan motxilla…
in Japanese リュックサック, バックパック…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅行包,背包…
in Turkish sırt çantası…
in Russian рюкзак…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅行包,背包…
in Italian fagotto, zaino…
in Polish plecak…
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