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shuttle

noun [C]    /ˈʃʌt̬·əl/
a vehicle or aircraft that travels regularly between two places , carrying people or things: You can take the shuttle across town . The New York to Boston shuttle is usually on time . A shuttle is also a space shuttle. shuttle    /ˈʃʌt̬·əl/ verb [always + adv/prep] [I] A van shuttles between the hotel and the airport every ten minutes .
(Definition of shuttle noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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