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route

noun [C] uk   /ruːt/ us    /ruːt/ /raʊt/
B1 a particular way or direction between places: The route we had planned took us right across Greece. I live on a bus route so I can easily get to work.Routes and roads in general C2 a method of achieving something: A college education is often the best route to a good job.Ways of achieving things US (UK round) a set of regular visits that you make to a number of places or people, especially in order to take products as part of your jobVisitingTransferring and transporting objects
Route B1 in the US, used as part of the name of numbered roads: Route 66Motorways

route

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /ruːt/ us    /ruːt/ /raʊt/
to send something somewhere: Deliveries are routed via/by way of London.Delivering and despatching
(Definition of route from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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