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transport

1 noun
     
Related topics: Transport, Water
trans‧port1 S3 W2
1 [uncountable] British English a system or method for carrying passengers or goods from one place to another [= transportation American English]
air/rail/road transport
Improved rail transport is essential for business.
commuters who travel on public transport (=buses, trains etc)
It's easier to get to the college if you have your own transport (=a car, bicycle etc).
means/mode/form of transport
Horses were the only means of transport.
2 [uncountable] the process or business of taking goods from one place to another [= transportation American English]
transport of
Canals were used for the transport of goods.
3 [countable]TTW a ship or aircraft for carrying soldiers or supplies
4

be in a transport of delight/joy etc

literary to be feeling very strong emotions of pleasure, happiness etc

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