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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.C2 a method of achieving something: A college education is often the best route to a good job. 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 job
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Route B1 in the US, used as part of the name of numbered roads: Route 66

route

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /ruːt/  us   /ruːt/ /raʊt/
to send something somewhere: Internet traffic was temporarily routed via servers in the US. Deliveries are routed via/by way of London.
Translations of “route”
in Arabic طَرْيق…
in Korean 길, 노선…
in Malaysian laluan…
in French chemin, itinéraire…
in Turkish yol, güzergâh, usül…
in Italian itinerario, tragitto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 路線, 路途, 航線…
in Russian маршрут, средство, путь…
in Polish droga, trasa…
in Vietnamese lộ trình…
in Spanish camino, itinerario…
in Portuguese caminho, rota, trajeto…
in Thai เส้นทาง…
in German die Route…
in Catalan ruta…
in Japanese ルート, 道筋, 路線…
in Indonesian jalan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 路线, 路途, 航线…
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