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passengernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpæs.ən.dʒər/ us   /ˈpæs.ən.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 passengers
passenger train
a train carrying people rather than goods: Two passenger trains were involved in the accident.

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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.
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passengernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpæsəndʒər/ us  
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 light trucks 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 law firms realise that they simply cannot afford to carry any passengers
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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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