transit Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"transit" in British English

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transitnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtræn.zɪt/
the ​movement of ​goods or ​people from one ​place to another: It is ​possible to make an ​insuranceclaim for any ​goodslost or ​damaged in transit. The ​question is whether ​road transit is ​cheaper than ​rail. a rapid-transit ​train

Transitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtræn.zɪt/ trademark
a ​type of ​roadvehicle used ​especially for ​carryinggoods: He was ​seendriving a ​white Transit van near Leeds.
(Definition of transit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"transit" in American English

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transitnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtræn·zɪt, -sɪt/
the ​process of ​moving, or the ​movement of ​goods or ​people from one ​place to another: Our ​boxes are in transit and should ​arrivetomorrow.
(Definition of transit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"transit" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˈtrænsɪt/
[U] US TRANSPORT a ​system of ​vehicles, for ​example, buses, ​trains, and ​aircraft, for getting from one ​place to another: Prompt ​action is needed to ​enhance the region's ​transportationnetwork, ​including highways and transit. Using public transit could ​save the ​average two-adult ​household $6,251 each ​year, according to a recent ​study. a transit ​system/​service/​network a transit ​agency/​authority transit ​funding/​subsidies
[S or U] the ​activity or ​process of ​transportinggoods or ​materials from one ​place to another: transit of sth Further threats have been made to ​disrupt the transit of Russian ​gas to ​Europe. transit ​pipelines
in transit goods or ​people that are in transit are being ​transported from one ​place to another: be damaged/lost in transit Some of the ​equipment was ​damaged in transit.
(Definition of transit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “transit”
in Spanish tránsito, paso, viaje…
in Vietnamese quá cảnh…
in Malaysian pengangkutan…
in Thai การเดินทางผ่าน…
in French transit…
in German der Transport…
in Chinese (Simplified) 运输, 输送…
in Turkish taşıma, nakliye…
in Russian перевозка, транзит…
in Indonesian pemindahan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 運輸, 輸送…
in Polish transport, komunikacja, podróż…
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