transport

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Transport is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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transport is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
train - transport - travel

Pronunciation[change]

verb
  • (UK) IPA: /trænzˈpɔːt/ or /trɑːnzˈpɔːt/, SAMPA: /tr{nz"pO:t/ or /trA:nz"pO:t/
  • (file)
noun
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈtrænzpɔːt/ or /ˈtrɑːnzpɔːt/, SAMPA: /"tr{nzpO:t/ or /"trA:nzpO:t/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
transport

Plural
transports

  1. (uncountable) Transport refers to how things are moved, or a system of transportation.
    I prefer my own means of transport.
  2. (countable) A transport is a vehicle or vessel used to move things or people.
    On Tatooine, C-3PO thought he saw a transport in the distance.

Related Words[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
transport

Third-person singular
transports

Past tense
transported

Past participle
transported

Present participle
transporting

  1. If you transport something, you carry it from one place to another, usually on a truck, boat, or other large vehicle.
    One of the most important parts of doing business is transporting your materials from the factory to the shop.