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noun trip pronunciation in American English /trɪp/ 
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singulartrip
pluraltrips
  1. 1
    [countable] an occasion when you go somewhere and come back again

    a fishing/camping/sightseeing trip

    trip to:

    a trip to Brazil

    a bus/train/boat trip:

    The boat trip down the Amazon was great.

    a business/fishing/shopping trip:

    He's just returned from a fishing trip to Canada.

    a trip abroad/overseas:

    My parents are planning their first trip abroad.

    make/undertake a trip:

    I make about 20 business trips a year.

    go on/take a trip (=go somewhere for pleasure):

    The whole family went on a trip to Hawaii.

    a day trip (=when you go somewhere and come back again on the same day):

    a day trip to New Orleans

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of trip
    See also  field trip, round trip
  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] an occasion when you fall because you hit your foot on something

    One little trip on the rug, and down she went.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of trip
  3. 4
    [countable] an occasion when you experience a strong emotion
    a nostalgia trip (=when you remember experiences in your past):

    Listening to those old records was a real nostalgia trip.

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