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trek

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /trek/ (-kk-)
to walk a long distance, usually over land such as hills, mountains, or forests: We spent the day trekking through forests and over mountains.informal I trekked (= walked a long and tiring distance) all the way into town to meet him and he didn't even turn up.

trek

noun [C] uk   us   /trek/
C1 a long walk over land such as hills, mountains, or forests: We did an eight-hour trek yesterday. informal a walk that is long and difficult or makes you feel very tired: You can walk to town from here, but it's a bit of a trek.
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