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noun [uncountable] transportation pronunciation in American English /ˌtrænspərˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    the activity of moving people or things from one place to another, or the system used for doing this

    rising transportation costs

    transportation of:

    He was convicted of the possession and transportation of illegal drugs.

    public transportation (=buses, trains, etc. that are operated by the local government):

    In New York, most people rely on public transportation to get to work.

  2. 2
    the activity of traveling from one place to another

    $1,598 includes all hotels and meals, as well as round-trip transportation from Miami.

    1. a.
      a method of traveling from one place to another

      What will we do for transportation to and from the airport?

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