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"underpass" in British English

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underpassnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʌn.də.pɑːs/  us   /-dɚ.pæs/ (UK also subway)
a ​road or ​path that goes under something such as a ​busyroad, ​allowingvehicles or ​people to go from one ​side to the other
(Definition of underpass from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"underpass" in American English

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underpassnoun [C]

 us   /ˈʌn·dərˌpæs/
a ​passage that goes under something such as a ​busyroad, ​allowingpeople or ​vehicles to go from one ​side to the other
(Definition of underpass from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “underpass”
in Chinese (Simplified) 地下通道…
in Turkish alt geçit…
in Russian уличный тоннель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地下通道…
in Polish tunel, przejazd podziemny, przejście podziemne…
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