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transport  


      vb  
1    bear, bring, carry, convey, fetch, haul, move, remove, run, ship, take, transfer  
2    banish, deport, exile, sentence to transportation  
3    captivate, carry away, delight, electrify, enchant, enrapture, entrance, move, ravish, spellbind  
      n  
4    conveyance, transportation, vehicle, wheels     (informal)  
5    carriage, conveyance, removal, shipment, shipping, transference, transportation  
6    cloud nine     (informal)   enchantment, euphoria, heaven, rapture, seventh heaven  
7    bliss, delight, ecstasy, happiness, ravishment  
  
Antonyms     
,       n  
6    blues     (informal)   depression, despondency, doldrums, dumps     (informal)   melancholy  
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transport  

     ( transports    plural & 3rd person present)   ( transporting    present participle)   ( transported    past tense & past participle  )
The noun is pronounced [PH:t][PH:r][PH:G][PH:n][PH:s][PH:p][PH:%][PH::][PH:r][PH:t]. The verb is pronounced [PH:t][PH:r][PH:G][PH:n][PH:s][PH:p][PH:%][PH::][PH:r][PH:t].     
1       n-uncount   Transport refers to any vehicle that you can travel in or carry goods in.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
Have you got your own transport?...     
in AM, usually use transportation     
2       n-uncount   Transport is a system for taking people or goods from one place to another, for example using buses or trains.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
The extra money could be spent on improving public transport...     
in AM, usually use transportation     
3       n-uncount   Transport is the activity of taking goods or people from one place to another in a vehicle.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
Local production virtually eliminates transport costs.     
in AM, usually use transportation     
4       verb   To transport people or goods somewhere is to take them from one place to another in a vehicle.  
There's no petrol, so it's very difficult to transport goods...      V n  
They use tankers to transport the oil to Los Angeles...      V n prep/adv  
5       verb   If you say that you are transported to another place or time, you mean that something causes you to feel that you are living in the other place or at the other time.  
mainly LITERARY   Dr Drummond felt that he had been transported into a world that rivalled the Arabian Nights...      be V-ed prep/adv  
This delightful musical comedy transports the audience to the innocent days of 1950s America.      V n prep/adv  

Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  

! Primary Transport n.
First patient transport from the prehospital scene towards first admitting hospital

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n.
Interhospital transport between two hospitals
n.
replacement of a rail transport service (tram, subway, train) with a bus
[Neologism] from "bus" and "substitution"

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