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touristnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʊr·ɪst/
a ​person who ​travels and ​visitsplaces for ​pleasure and ​interest: Millions of tourists ​visit Rome every ​year.
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touristnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʊə.rɪst/ /ˈtɔː.rɪst/  us   /ˈtʊr.ɪst/
A2 someone who ​visits a ​place for ​pleasure and ​interest, usually while on ​holiday: Millions of tourists ​visit Rome every ​year. Hordes (= very ​largegroups) of tourists ​flock to the ​Mediterranean each ​year. Disneyworld is one of Florida's ​major tourist attractions. The ​island is very ​busy during the tourist season.
UK a ​member of a ​sportsteam who is ​travelling from ​place to ​place in a ​foreigncountry, ​playinggames: The ​West Indies ​easilydefeated the tourists.

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touristnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtʊərɪst/ TRANSPORT, COMMERCE
someone who visits a ​place for pleasure and ​interest, usually on ​holiday: Millions of tourists visit Rome every ​year. The island is very ​busy during the tourist ​season.
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Translations of “tourist”
in Arabic سائح…
in Korean 관광객…
in Portuguese turista…
in Catalan turista…
in Japanese 観光客, 旅行者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅游者,游客, 巡回比赛运动队队员…
in Turkish turist…
in Russian турист…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅遊者,遊客, 巡迴比賽運動隊隊員…
in Italian turista…
in Polish turyst-a/ka…
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