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"baggage" in British English

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baggagenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbæɡ.ɪdʒ/
  • baggage noun [U] (BAGS)

B1 all the ​suitcases and ​bags that you take with you when you ​travel: How many pieces of baggage do you have? We had to ​payextra for ​our excess baggage (= ​ourbags and ​suitcases that ​weighed more than was ​allowed).
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(Definition of baggage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"baggage" in American English

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baggagenoun [U]

 us   /ˈbæɡ·ɪdʒ/
  • baggage noun [U] (BAGS)

the ​bags that you take with you when you ​travel; ​luggage: How many ​pieces of baggage do you have?
  • baggage noun [U] (FEELINGS)

the ​beliefs and ​feelings that you have which ​influence how you ​think and ​behave: Everybody ​bringstheir own baggage to ​viewing a ​work of ​art.
(Definition of baggage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"baggage" in Business English

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baggagenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbæɡɪdʒ/ (UK also luggage) TRANSPORT
the ​cases, bags, etc. that you take with you when you ​travel: Have a ​nametag on each piece of baggage. You'll need to put any ​sharpobjects into your checked baggage.
carry-on/hand baggage cases or bags that you take onto a ​plane with you and are not checked in: I only had carry-on baggage so I went ​straight to the ​departuregate.
excess baggage bags, ​cases, etc. that ​weigh more than the ​weight you are ​allowed to take onto a ​plane, or the ​extramoney you have to ​pay for it to be taken: On the ​returntrip we were ​charged $80 ​excess baggage.
(Definition of baggage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “baggage”
in Korean 수하물…
in Arabic أمْتِعة…
in Malaysian bagasi…
in French bagages…
in Russian багаж, опыт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅行袋, 行李…
in Italian bagaglio, bagagli…
in Turkish bagaj, eşya, şu an içinde bulunulan hali de etkileyen geçmişten gelen hisler ve tecrübeler…
in Polish bagaż…
in Spanish equipaje…
in Vietnamese hành lý…
in Portuguese bagagem…
in Thai กระเป๋าเดินทาง…
in German das Gepäck…
in Catalan equipatge…
in Japanese (旅行の)荷物, 手荷物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅行袋, 行李…
in Indonesian bagasi, koper…
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