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Meaning of “expressway” in the English Dictionary

"expressway" in British English

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expresswaynoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪkˈspres.weɪ/
a ​wideroad for fast-moving ​traffic, ​especially one in the US that goes through a ​city, with a ​limitednumber of ​places at which ​drivers can ​enter and ​leave it
(Definition of expressway from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"expressway" in American English

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expresswaynoun [C]

 us   /ɪkˈspresˌweɪ/
a ​wideroadbuilt for fast-moving ​traffic, with a ​limitednumber of ​places where ​drivers can ​enter and ​leave it
(Definition of expressway from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “expressway”
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速干道, 高速公路…
in Turkish karayolu, otoyol…
in Russian скоростная автомагистраль…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速道路, 高速公路…
in Polish autostrada…
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