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commuternoun [C]

uk   /kəˈmjuː.tər/ us   /kəˈmjuː.t̬ɚ/
someone who regularly travels between work and home: The train was packed with commuters.
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commuternoun [C]

uk   /kəˈmjuːtər/ us  
TRANSPORT a person who regularly travels between home and work: Because of disruption caused by the snow, many commuters faced long delays.

commuteradjective [before noun]

uk   /kəˈmjuːtər/ us  
TRANSPORT used to describe something that is used by people who regularly travel between home and work, for example a place that they live, or a method of travel: commuter town/suburb, etc. Fanwood, New Jersey, is still an important commuter town.commuter flight/airline/bus, etc. They caught a commuter flight to Boston in the morning.
(Definition of commuter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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