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road

noun [C or U] uk   /rəʊd/ us    /roʊd/
A1 a long, hard surface built for vehicles to travel along: We live on a busy/quiet road. Be careful when you cross a main road. There's a sweet shop on the other side of the road. The road from here to Adelaide runs/goes through some beautiful countryside. All roads into/out of the town were blocked by the snow. I hate flying so I go everywhere by road or rail. I live in/on Mill Road. My address is 82 Mill Road. Is this the Belfast road (= the road that goes to Belfast)? Most road accidents are caused by people driving too fast.on the road If a vehicle is on the road, it is working as it should and can be legally used: My car was in the garage for a week, but it's now back on the road. C1 When you are on the road, you are driving or travelling, usually over a long distance: After two days on the road, they reached the coast. If a group of actors or musicians are on the road, they are travelling to different places to perform: Most rock groups spend two or three months a year on the road.
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Translations of “road”
in Korean 길…
in Arabic طَريق…
in French route, (adj.) routier, Rte…
in Turkish yol…
in Italian strada…
in Chinese (Traditional) 路, 公路,馬路, 街…
in Russian дорога, улица, проезжая часть…
in Polish droga, szosa…
in Spanish camino, carreera, calle…
in Portuguese estrada, rodovia…
in German die Straße, Straßen-…, der Weg…
in Catalan carretera, carrer…
in Japanese 道路, 車道…
in Chinese (Simplified) 路, 公路,马路, 街…
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