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journeynoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒɜr·ni/
a ​trip, esp. over a ​longperiod or a ​greatdistance: He was ​planning a six-week journey to China.
journey
verb [I always + adv/prep]  us   /ˈdʒɜr·ni/
As we journeyed ​north, the ​weatherimproved.
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journeynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɜː.ni/  us   /ˈdʒɝː.ni/
A2 the ​act of ​travelling from one ​place to another, ​especially in a ​vehicle: I ​love going onlong journeys. We brokeour journey (= ​stopped for a ​shorttime) in Jacksonville before ​travelling on to Miami the next ​day. Have a safe journey!figurative He ​views his ​life as a spiritual journey towards a ​greaterunderstanding of his ​faith.mainly UK Did you have a good journey?mainly UK It's a two-hour ​train journey from York to London.
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journeyverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈdʒɜː.ni/  us   /ˈdʒɝː.ni/ literary
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Translations of “journey”
in Korean 여행…
in Arabic رِحْلة…
in Malaysian perjalanan…
in French voyage, trajet…
in Russian путешествие…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指搭乘交通工具的)旅行,行程…
in Italian viaggio…
in Turkish yolculuk, gezi, seyahat…
in Polish podróż…
in Spanish viaje…
in Vietnamese quãng đường…
in Portuguese viagem…
in Thai การเดินทาง…
in German die Reise…
in Catalan viatge…
in Japanese 旅…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指乘交通工具的)旅行,行程…
in Indonesian perjalanan…
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