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"motorway" in British English

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motorwaynoun [C]

uk   /ˈməʊ.tə.weɪ/  us   /ˈmoʊ.t̬ɚ-/ UK
A2 a ​wideroad for fast-moving ​traffic, ​especially in the UK, Ireland, and some other ​countries, with a ​limitednumber of ​places at which ​drivers can ​enter and ​leave it: Because of the ​badweather, motorway (​driving) ​conditions are ​expected to be ​hazardoustonight.

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

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motorwaynoun [C]

 us   /ˈmoʊ·t̬ərˌweɪ/ Br
expressway
(Definition of motorway from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “motorway”
in Arabic طَريق سَريع…
in Korean 고속도로…
in Portuguese rodovia…
in Catalan autovia, autopista…
in Japanese 高速道路…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高速公路…
in Turkish otoyol, şehirlerarası yol, otoban…
in Russian автомагистраль…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高速公路…
in Italian autostrada…
in Polish autostrada…
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