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 Transportation Transportation

noun

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