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excursionnoun [C]

uk   /ɪkˈskɜː.ʃən/  us   /-ˈskɝː-/
a short journey usually made for pleasure, often by a group of people: This year's annual excursion will be to Lincoln. Next week we're going on an excursion.excursion into sth a short involvement in a new activity: A teacher by profession, this is her first excursion into writing.
Translations of “excursion”
in Arabic رِحلة قَصيرة…
in Korean 여행…
in Malaysian rombongan…
in French excursion…
in Turkish gezi, gezinti, seyahat…
in Italian gita, escursione…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指結伴同行的)遠足,短程旅行…
in Russian экскурсия…
in Polish wycieczka…
in Vietnamese cuộc đi chơi…
in Spanish excursión…
in Portuguese excursão…
in Thai การเดินทางในระยะสั้น ๆ…
in German der Ausflug…
in Catalan excursió…
in Japanese (グループでの)小旅行…
in Indonesian pesiar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指结伴同行的)远足,短途旅行…
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