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touristnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʊə.rɪst/ /ˈtɔː.rɪst/ us   /ˈtʊr.ɪst/
A2 someone who visits a place for pleasure and interest, usually while on holiday: Millions of tourists visit Rome every year. Hordes (= very large groups) of tourists flock to the Mediterranean each year. Disneyworld is one of Florida's major tourist attractions. The island is very busy during the tourist season.
UK a member of a sports team who is travelling from place to place in a foreign country, playing games: The West Indies easily defeated the tourists.

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

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touristnoun [C]

us   /ˈtʊr·ɪst/
a person who travels and visits places for pleasure and interest: Millions of tourists visit Rome every year.
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touristnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʊərɪst/ us   TRANSPORT, COMMERCE
someone who visits a place for pleasure and interest, usually on holiday: Millions of tourists visit Rome every year. The island is very busy during the tourist season.
(Definition of tourist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tourist”
in Arabic سائح…
in Korean 관광객…
in Portuguese turista…
in Catalan turista…
in Japanese 観光客, 旅行者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅游者,游客, 巡回比赛运动队队员…
in Turkish turist…
in Russian турист…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅遊者,遊客, 巡迴比賽運動隊隊員…
in Italian turista…
in Polish turyst-a/ka…
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