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baggage

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈbæɡɪdʒ/ ( UK also luggage) TRANSPORT
the cases, bags, etc. that you take with you when you travel: Have a name tag on each piece of baggage. You'll need to put any sharp objects into your checked baggage.
carry-on/hand baggage cases or bags that you take onto a plane with you and are not checked in: I only had carry-on baggage so I went straight to the departure gate.
excess baggage bags, cases, etc. that weigh more than the weight you are allowed to take onto a plane, or the extra money you have to pay for it to be taken: On the return trip we were charged $80 excess baggage.
Translations of “baggage”
in Arabic أمْتِعة…
in Korean 수하물…
in Malaysian bagasi…
in French bagages…
in Turkish bagaj, eşya, şu an içinde bulunulan hali de etkileyen geçmişten gelen hisler ve tecrübeler…
in Italian bagaglio, bagagli…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅行袋, 行李…
in Russian багаж, опыт…
in Polish bagaż…
in Vietnamese hành lý…
in Spanish equipaje…
in Portuguese bagagem…
in Thai กระเป๋าเดินทาง…
in German das Gepäck…
in Catalan equipatge…
in Japanese (旅行の)荷物, 手荷物…
in Indonesian bagasi, koper…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅行袋, 行李…
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