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English definition of “transportation”

transportation

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən/
VEHICLES US (UK transport) a vehicle or system of vehicles, such as buses, trains, etc for getting from one place to another: Bicycles are an efficient and cheap form of transportation.Transferring and transporting objectsVehicles in general
PEOPLE/GOODS the activity of moving people or goods from one place to another: transportation costsTransferring and transporting objects
(Definition of transportation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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