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motorway

noun [C]
 
/ˈməʊtəweɪ/ UK ( US freeway, expressway)
A2 a long, wide road, usually used by traffic travelling fast over long distancesMotorways
Translations of “motorway”
in Korean 고속도로…
in Arabic طَريق سَريع…
in Portuguese rodovia…
in Catalan autovia, autopista…
in Japanese 高速道路…
in Italian autostrada…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高速公路…
in Russian автомагистраль…
in Turkish otoyol, şehirlerarası yol, otoban…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高速公路…
in Polish autostrada…
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