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Meaning of “stop over” in the English Dictionary

"stop over" in British English

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stop over

phrasal verb with stop uk   /stɒp/  us   /stɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
B2 to ​stay at a ​place for one ​night or a few ​nights on the way to ​somewhereelse or before ​returninghome: They're ​stopping over in Malaysia for a ​couple of ​nights on the way to ​Australia.UK Come round for ​dinner one ​night and you can ​stop over.
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(Definition of stop over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stop over" in American English

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stop over

phrasal verb with stop  us   /stɑp/ verb (-pp-)
to ​stay at a ​place for a ​shortperiod of ​time on the way to ​somewhereelse or before ​returninghome: Marj ​decided to stop over in Pittsburgh to ​see an ​oldfriend.
(Definition of stop over from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stop over" in Business English

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stop over

phrasal verb with stop uk   us   /stɒp/ verb (-pp-)
to ​stay somewhere for one night or more when you are going or ​returning to somewhere else: I ​stopped over in Paris on my way back.
(Definition of stop over from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stop over”
in Arabic يَتوَقّف في…
in Korean 단기 체류…
in Portuguese escala…
in Catalan escala…
in Japanese 途中下車, 途中降機, ストップオーバー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中途停留过夜…
in Turkish mola…
in Russian остановка, пересадка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中途停留過夜…
in Italian scalo…
in Polish przerwa w podróży, międzylądowanie…
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