Definition of airbus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈerbəs/

Entry from US English dictionary


An aircraft designed to carry a large number of passengers economically, especially over relatively short routes.
Example sentences
  • We allow airlines in the United States to buy airbus aircraft, they're subsidized by governments in Europe.
  • A replacement airbus was flown over from Belfast and the fed up passengers eventually left two days later and arrived in Manchester 43 hours later than expected.
  • But by the mid-1990s airbus had made serious inroads on U.S. market shares both here and around the world.

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Syllabification: air·bus

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