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route

noun [C]
 
 
/ruːt/ US  /ruːt, raʊt/
ROADS B1 the roads or paths you follow to get from one place to another place: an escape route Crowds gathered all along the route to watch the race.Routes and roads in general
METHOD a method of achieving something: A university education is seen by many as the best route to a good job. →  See also en route Ways of achieving things
Translations of “route”
in Korean 길, 노선…
in Arabic طَرْيق…
in French chemin, itinéraire…
in Turkish yol, güzergâh, usül…
in Italian itinerario, tragitto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 路線, 路途, 航線…
in Russian маршрут, средство, путь…
in Polish droga, trasa…
in Spanish camino, itinerario…
in Portuguese caminho, rota, trajeto…
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…
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