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avenuenoun [C]

us   /ˈæv·ənˌju, -əˌnu/
  • avenue noun [C] (STREET)

a street, often a wide one, in a city or town: Michigan Avenue in Chicago is famous for its elegant stores.
  • avenue noun [C] (POSSIBILITY)

a method or way of doing something; a possibility: China and the United States are exploring avenues of military cooperation. Only two avenues are open to us – accept his offer or file a lawsuit.
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"avenue" in British English

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avenuenoun [C]

uk   /ˈæv.ə.njuː/ us   /ˈæv.ə.nuː/
  • avenue noun [C] (ROAD)

C1 a wide road with trees or tall buildings on both sides, or a wide country path or road with trees on both sides: Fremont Avenue
UK a road that leads to a large house

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