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Meaning of “excursion” in the English Dictionary

"excursion" in British English

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excursionnoun [C]

uk   /ɪkˈskɜː.ʃən/  us   /-ˈskɝː-/
a ​shortjourney usually made for ​pleasure, often by a ​group of ​people: This year's ​annual excursion will be to Lincoln. Next ​week we're going on an excursion.excursion into sth a ​shortinvolvement in a new ​activity: A ​teacher by ​profession, this is her first excursion into writing.
(Definition of excursion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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excursionnoun [C]

 us   /ɪkˈskɜr·ʒən/
a ​shorttrip usually made for ​pleasure, often by a ​group of ​people: My ​class is going on an excursion to Niagara Falls.
(Definition of excursion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “excursion”
in Korean 여행…
in Arabic رِحلة قَصيرة…
in Malaysian rombongan…
in French excursion…
in Russian экскурсия…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指結伴同行的)遠足,短程旅行…
in Italian gita, escursione…
in Turkish gezi, gezinti, seyahat…
in Polish wycieczka…
in Spanish excursión…
in Vietnamese cuộc đi chơi…
in Portuguese excursão…
in Thai การเดินทางในระยะสั้น ๆ…
in German der Ausflug…
in Catalan excursió…
in Japanese (グループでの)小旅行…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指结伴同行的)远足,短途旅行…
in Indonesian pesiar…
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