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tourism

noun [U] uk   /ˈtʊə.rɪ.zəm/ /ˈtɔː-/  us   /ˈtʊr.ɪ-/
B1 the business of providing services such as transport, places to stay, or entertainment for people who are on holiday: Tourism is Venice's main industry. These beautiful old towns have remained relatively untouched by tourism.
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in Korean 관광, 관광 산업…
in Arabic سِياحة…
in Portuguese turismo…
in Catalan turisme…
in Japanese 観光(業)…
in Italian turismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅遊業…
in Russian туризм…
in Turkish turizm, turizm işi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅游业…
in Polish turystyka…
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