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tourismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtʊə.rɪ.zəm/ /ˈtɔː.rɪ.zəm/ us   /ˈtʊr.ɪ.zəm/
B1 the business of providing services such as transport, places to stay, or entertainment for people who are on holiday: Tourism is Venice's main industry. These beautiful old towns have remained relatively untouched by tourism.

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

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tourismnoun [U]

us   /ˈtʊrˌɪz·əm/
the business of providing services, such as transportation, places to stay, or entertainment, for tourists
(Definition of tourism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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tourismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtʊərɪzəm/ us   TRANSPORT, COMMERCE
the business of providing services such as transport, places to stay, or entertainment for people on holiday: Tourism is Venice's main industry. These beautiful old towns have remained relatively untouched by tourism.
(Definition of tourism from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tourism”
in Arabic سِياحة…
in Korean 관광, 관광 산업…
in Portuguese turismo…
in Catalan turisme…
in Japanese 観光(業)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅游业…
in Turkish turizm, turizm işi…
in Russian туризм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅遊業…
in Italian turismo…
in Polish turystyka…
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