trainspotting Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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trainspottingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtreɪnˌspɒt.ɪŋ/  us   /-ˌspɑː.t̬ɪŋ/ UK
the ​activity of ​watchingtrains and writing down the ​numbers that each ​railwayengine has
noun [C] uk   /-ˌspɒt.ər/  us   /-ˌspɑː.t̬ɚ/
(Definition of trainspotting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trainspotting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 观察火车并记录机车号码…
in Chinese (Traditional) 觀察火車並記錄機車號碼…
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