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tollgate

noun [C] uk   /ˈtəʊl.ɡeɪt/ us    /ˈtoʊl-/ ( US usually tollbooth)
a gate at the start of a road or bridge at which you pay an amount of money in order to be allowed to use the road or bridge
Translations of “tollgate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (道路或橋梁入口處的)收費口…
in Chinese (Simplified) (道路或桥梁入口处的)收费口…
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