Definition of motorway in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈməʊtəweɪ/


1British A dual-carriageway road designed for fast traffic, with relatively few places for joining or leaving.
Example sentences
  • Road noise can be reduced by the use of quieter road surfaces, screens erected alongside urban motorways and dual carriageways and better traffic management.
  • Remember: the speed limit when towing is 50 mph on single carriageway roads and 60 mph on dual carriageways and motorways.
  • While major routes such as trunk roads and motorways receive relatively large amounts of cash, Scotland's local roads are in dire need of repair.
1.1 informal A wide, fast, easy ski run.

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