destinationdes‧ti‧na‧tion /ˌdestəˈneɪʃən/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1TTTRAVELthe place that someone or something is going tosomebody’s destination 🔊 Allow plenty of time to get to your destination.holiday/tourist destination 🔊 Maui is a popular tourist destination.2 →destination hotel/resortCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + destinationa tourist destination (=place where a lot of tourists go)Las Vegas is the country's top tourist destination.a holiday destination (=place to go for a holiday)If you like the sun, Tunisia is the ideal holiday destination.a popular destinationScotland is a popular destination for conferences.a favourite destinationThe Greek islands are a favourite destination for people who enjoy the sun and the sea. a sought-after destination (=place that people want to visit)the Himalayas, one of the world's most sought-after destinationsan exotic/far-off destination (=far away from where you are, and exciting)The company arranges tours to exotic destinations such as Nepal.somebody's final destination (also somebody's ultimate destination formal)At around 1pm we arrived at our final destination.somebody's intended destination (=where someone is trying to go)Strong winds blew the yacht several miles away from its intended destination.verbsreach/arrive at your destination (also get to your destination informal)It had taken us 6 hours to reach our destination.
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destination• This will now be your desireddestination. 2.• She uses her last shillings to buy passage on a coach to the farthest destination they afford.• What are the favoritedestinations for groups?• By the time he reached his destination, seven days later, he was half-starved and broke.• Once across the Channel, continue by coach to your home destination.• Customers are offered a greater range of destinations and flight times, while carriers can reducecapacity and share costs.• The majorcontrast with building societies is the destination of the funds.• The canal provided a shorter searoute for steamships, which enabled them to reach their destinations before the clippers.• The gloriousIncaruins are the main touristdestination in Peru.• At the border you will be asked your destination and how long you plan to stay.holiday/tourist destination• Its relaxedatmosphere, proximity to shops and restaurants and excellent children's facilitiescombine to make this a delightfulholiday destination.• As a family holiday destination, Bournemouth is without equal.• It is Britain's most visited foreignholiday destination but I can't abide the place.• You don't find that at too many holiday destinations!• Denton and Morris's Las Vegas is no meretourist destination.• It's a popularholiday destination, but there are worries about police corruption, especially over drugs.• But the unpleasantreality is that some holiday destinations are positively dangerous.• The changing leaves and sunnyweather turned this storybooktourist destination into everything it is cracked up to be.From Longman Business Dictionarydestinationdes‧ti‧na‧tion /ˌdestəˈneɪʃən/written abbreviation destn noun [countable]TRAVELTRANSPORTthe place that someone or something is going toflights to the most popular holiday destinationsThe train reached its final destination after two hours of delay.