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transportation

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən/
VEHICLES US ( UK transport) a vehicle or system of vehicles, such as buses, trains, etc for getting from one place to another: Bicycles are an efficient and cheap form of transportation.Transferring and transporting objectsVehicles in general
PEOPLE/GOODS the activity of moving people or goods from one place to another: transportation costsTransferring and transporting objects
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