transportation

transportation(
trahns
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puhr
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tey
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of transporting)
a. el transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
School transportation costs $200 per student per month.El costo del transporte escolar es de $200 por estudiante por mes.
b. la transportación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
You need to go to the Department of Transportation to ask for the necessary permits.Necesitas acudir al Departamento de Transportación para pedir los permisos necesarios.
2. (system of transport)
a. el transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The transportation system in Mexico is quite good; the buses are cheap and fast.El sistema de transporte en México es muy bueno; los autobuses son baratos y rápidos.
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transportation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (history)
a. la deportación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(as punishment)
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transportation [ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən]
noun
1 especially (US) (transport) transporte (m)
The airplane made transportation by any other mode seem disadvantageously longer the victim many times must find affordable transportation to court the problems of safe handling, storage, transportation and disposal of radioactive wastes parents must provide transportation for their children they had agreed to pay his living and transportation expenses
mass transportation (US) transporte (m) público
cities with well-developed mass transportation systems many people left their cars at home, opting for mass transportation even here in New York City where mass transportation is—is abundant, I drive into the city every day people who ride mass transportation every day
2 (Hist) [of criminal] deportación (f)
Hamilton was sentenced to seven years' transportation to an Australian penal colony
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