Meaning of “transcontinental” in the English Dictionary

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"transcontinental" in British English

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transcontinentaladjective

uk /ˌtrænˌskɒn.tɪˈnen.təl/ us /ˌtrænˌskɑːn.t̬ənˈen.t̬əl/

crossing a continent:

The transcontinental railway goes from New York to San Francisco.

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

"transcontinental" in American English

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transcontinentaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈtrænsˌkɑn·tənˈen·təl/

crossing a continent:

Kennedy Airport handles primarily overseas and transcontinental flights.

(Definition of “transcontinental” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"transcontinental" in Business English

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transcontinentaladjective

uk /ˌtrænzkɒntɪˈnentəl/ us

crossing a continent:

a transcontinental flight/railroad/pipeline
Three of the world's aluminium giants are linking in a transcontinental merger to create the globe's largest aluminium company.

(Definition of “transcontinental” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)