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routenoun [C]

us   /rut, rɑʊt/
a particular way or direction between places: The most direct route is to take the expressway.
A route is also a fixed path for regularly moving or delivering people or things: bus routes a supply route
(Definition of route from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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routenoun [C]

uk   /ruːt/ us   /ruːt/ /raʊt/
B1 a particular way or direction between places: The route we had planned took us right across Greece. I live on a bus route so I can easily get to work.
C2 a method of achieving something: A college education is often the best route to a good job.
US UK round a set of regular visits that you make to a number of places or people, especially in order to take products as part of your job

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routeverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ruːt/ us   /ruːt/ /raʊt/
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routenoun [C]

uk   /ruːt/ us   /ruːt, raʊt/
TRANSPORT a particular way from one place to another, especially the way that a bus, train, plane, etc. travels regularly: a shipping route a bus/train/plane route
a method of achieving something: a route to (doing) sth An internship is one of the best routes to gaining experience in the industry.
→  round noun

routeverb [T]

uk   /ruːt/ us   /ruːt, raʊt/
IT to send information from one computer system to another: route sth from/to sth Find out how to use the application to route email from other folders in your mailbox.
to send someone or something a particular way: route sth to/via sth Deliveries are routed via New York.
(Definition of route from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “route”
in Korean 길, 노선…
in Arabic طَرْيق…
in Malaysian laluan…
in French chemin, itinéraire…
in Russian маршрут, средство, путь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 路線, 路途, 航線…
in Italian itinerario, tragitto…
in Turkish yol, güzergâh, usül…
in Polish droga, trasa…
in Spanish ruta, camino, itinerario…
in Vietnamese lộ trình…
in Portuguese caminho, rota, trajeto…
in Thai เส้นทาง…
in German die Route…
in Catalan ruta…
in Japanese ルート, 道筋, 路線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 路线, 路途, 航线…
in Indonesian jalan…
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