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  Definition of Transportation
  1. the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"
  2. the act of transporting something from one location to another
  3. the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials
  4. a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
  5. the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
  6. the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
Similar Words: exile, deportation, expatriation, transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance, shipping, transport, transportation system, transit, Department of Transportation, DoT, fare

 

Hyponyms: Babylonian Captivity, transshipment, airlift, lift, connection, connexion, delivery, bringing, drive, carry, lighterage, resettlement, transplantation, relocation, teleportation, air transportation, air transport, navigation, hauling, trucking, truckage, freight, freightage, express, expressage, ferry, ferrying, air transportation system, highway system, public transit, short line, telpherage, telferage, airfare, bus fare, carfare, cab fare, taxi fare, train fare

 

Part Meronyms: commerce, commercialism, mercantilism, infrastructure, base

 

Derivational Morphology: expatriate, deport, exile, bring, convey, take, get, fetch, transfer, transmit, transport, channel, channelize, channelise, carry, send, ship, transit

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 運輸   Dutch: vervoer  
Finnish: kuljetus   French: transport  
German: Beförderung   Hungarian: szállítás  
Italian: trasporto   Japanese: 輸送機関  
Korean: 수송   Polish: transport  
Portuguese: transporte   Russian: транспорт  
Spanish: transporte   Swedish: transport  
 
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