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passengernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpæs.ən.dʒər/  us   /-dʒɚ/
A2 a ​person who is ​travelling in a ​vehicle but is not ​driving it, ​flying it, or ​working on it: airline/​rail/​train/​car passengerspassenger train a ​traincarryingpeoplerather than ​goods: Two passenger ​trains were ​involved in the ​accident.

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

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passengernoun [C]

 us   /ˈpæs·ən·dʒər/
a ​person who is ​traveling in a ​vehicle but is not ​operating it or ​working as an ​employee in it: airline passengers Taxis are ​allowed to ​carry no more than four passengers.
(Definition of passenger from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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passengernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpæsəndʒər/
TRANSPORT a ​person who is ​travelling in a ​vehicle, or on a ​train or ​plane, but is not ​driving it, ​flying it, or ​working on it: Airlines ​report that passenger ​numbers are down. The ​report said ​lighttrucks on ​average emit 38 ​percent more ​carbon dioxide than passenger ​cars. airline/​rail/​car passengers a passenger jet/​flight/​plane
UK informal WORKPLACE someone who does not ​work as hard as others in a ​group: Most modern ​lawfirmsrealise that they simply cannot ​afford to ​carry any passengers
(Definition of passenger from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “passenger”
in Korean 승객…
in Arabic راكِب…
in Malaysian penumpang…
in French (de) passager/-ère…
in Russian пассажир…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乘客,旅客…
in Italian passeggero, -a…
in Turkish yolcu…
in Polish pasażer/ka…
in Spanish pasajero…
in Vietnamese hành khách…
in Portuguese passageiro, -a…
in Thai ผู้โดยสาร…
in German der Passagier, Passagier-……
in Catalan passatger, -a…
in Japanese 乗客…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乘客,旅客…
in Indonesian penumpang…
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