transportation

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

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /trænspɔ:ˈteɪʃən/

Noun[change]

Singular
transportation

Plural
none

  • British English: transport
  1. (uncountable) Transportation is the system or vehicles used to move people or things from one place to another.
    In most of Canada, the main form of transportation is the family car.
    The public transportation system in Tokyo is a mixture of busses and above- and below-ground trains.
    The company is trying to reduce transportation costs by sending more goods by boat rather than airplane.