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sightseeingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsaɪtˌsiː.ɪŋ/
A2 the ​activity of ​visitinginterestingplaces, ​especially by ​people on ​holiday: We did some sightseeing in Paris. There was no ​time to go sightseeing in Seattle.
sightseer
noun [C] uk   /r/  us   //
(Definition of sightseeing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sightseeingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsɑɪtˌsi·ɪŋ/
the ​act of ​visitinginterestingplaces, esp. while on ​vacation: Are you going to go sightseeing this ​afternoon?
(Definition of sightseeing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sightseeing”
in Arabic مُشاهَدة المَعالِم…
in Korean 관광…
in Portuguese visitas turísticas, turismo…
in Catalan turisme…
in Japanese 観光…
in Chinese (Simplified) 观光,游览…
in Turkish şehir turu, ilginç yerleri gezip görme…
in Russian осмотр достопримечательностей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 觀光,遊覽…
in Italian giro turistico…
in Polish zwiedzanie…
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