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"trek" in British English

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trekverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /trek/ (-kk-)
to ​walk a ​longdistance, usually over ​land such as ​hills, ​mountains, or ​forests: We ​spent the ​day trekking through ​forests and over ​mountains.informal I trekked (= ​walked a ​long and ​tiringdistance) all the way into ​town to ​meet him and he didn't ​eventurn up.

treknoun [C]

uk   us   /trek/
C1 a ​longwalk over ​land such as ​hills, ​mountains, or ​forests: We did an eight-hour trek ​yesterday. informal a ​walk that is ​long and ​difficult or makes you ​feel very ​tired: You can ​walk to ​town from here, but it's ​quite a trek.
(Definition of trek from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trekverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /trek/ (-kk-)
to ​walk a ​long way or with some ​difficulty: Many ​people trekked for ​miles to ​reachsafety.
trek
noun [C]  us   /trek/
It’s a ​long trek from the ​railroadstation to the ​stadium.
(Definition of trek from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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