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"destination" in British English

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destinationnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdes.tɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌdes.təˈneɪ.ʃən/
B1 the place where someone is going or where something is being sent or taken: We arrived at our destination tired and hungry. His letter never reached its destination.UK The Caribbean is a popular holiday destination.

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

"destination" in American English

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destinationnoun [C]

 us   /ˌdes·təˈneɪ·ʃən/
the place where someone is going or where something is being sent or taken: The Virgin Islands are a popular tourist destination.
(Definition of destination from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"destination" in Business English

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destinationnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌdestɪˈneɪʃən/ TRANSPORT
the place where someone is going or where something is being sent or taken: The shipment should arrive at its destination in three days. We had to change planes twice before reaching our final destination. a holiday destination
(Definition of destination from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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