travel

I. travel trav‧el 1 [ˈtrævl] noun [uncountable] TRAVEL
the activity of going from one place to another, or to several different places, by air, road, rail etc:

• The drop in revenue reflected lower levels of domestic travel (= within your own country ) .

• American Express has strengthened its lead in the corporate travel business.

Air travel continued its recovery from a year earlier.

  [m0] II. travel travel 2 verb travelled PTandPPX travelling PRESPARTX traveled PTandPPX traveling PRESPARTX [intransitive, transitive] TRAVEL
to go from one place to another, or to several different places, by air, road, rail etc:

• As part of his job, he has to travel abroad extensively.

• Channel Tunnel trains travel between London and Paris in 3 hours.

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travel UK US /ˈtrævəl/ verb [I or T] (UK -ll-, US -l-)
to go from one place to another, especially over a long distance, in a plane, train, car, etc.: »

The ability to travel easily in and out of the region is a significant factor for professionals doing business here.

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Due to the increasing costs of travelling abroad, more Americans are choosing to stay closer to home during their vacation.

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He travels around 200,000 miles a year on business.

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A delegation of officials will be traveling to New Orleans to lobby for the cash.

travel around/across/through somewhere »

Riding a bike is often the most efficient way to travel around big cities

travel by air/train/car »

How long does it take to travel by train from Glasgow to London?

travel the world/the country/the state »

She has travelled the world in her work as foreign correspondent.

to move at a particular speed or over a particular distance: »

An electric motor powers the car at all speeds, and it can travel 40 miles on batteries alone.

travel at 40mph/80kph, etc. »

A train travelling at 30 mph takes about a mile to bring to a stop.

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travel UK US /ˈtrævəl/ noun [U]
the activity of going from one place to another, especially over a long distance, in a plane, train, car, etc.,: »

A survey revealed that federal employees were routinely abusing rules regarding business-class travel.

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He was reimbursed for the cost of travel between his home and workplace.

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The travel and tourism industry employs more than 187,000 people in North Carolina.

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Make copies of important travel documents like your passport and itinerary.

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air/rail/space travel

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overseas/international/foreign travel

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business/leisure/holiday travel

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free/cheap travel

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travel company/firm/industry

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travel arrangements/plans

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travel expenses/costs

travel on/in sth »

Purchase of a smart card entitles you to three days' unlimited travel on the Metro, buses, and trams.

travel to/from/between somewhere »

The Chairman has a constant round of meetings, involving travel to Western Europe and throughout the UK.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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