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mass transitnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmæs ˈtræn·zit/
a ​system of ​publictransportation that ​includes such things as ​buses, ​trains, and ​subways
(Definition of mass transit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mass transit" in Business English

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mass transitnoun [U]

uk   us   (also mass transportation) US
TRANSPORT →  public transport : Many ​people use ​masstransit for ​workcommuting, yet have ​access to a ​car when needed. He said $500 million a ​year from the ​bondissue should go for masstransitsystems.
(Definition of mass transit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mass transit”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公共交通…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公共交通…
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