Definition of roadway in English:


Line breaks: road|way
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊdweɪ


  • 1A road.
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    • Access to local land is a key function of local roads, whereas mobility, defined as moving traffic on longer trips, is a key function of national roadways such as Interstate Highways.
    • Initially, the company only provided milling and paving services on highways, roadways, and parking lots.
    • However, traffic increased for all categories of roads, suggesting that road conditions will worsen, especially for those lower function roadways.
  • 1.1The part of a road intended for vehicles, in contrast to the pavement or verge.
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    • The roadway had been widened and paved, and presently received a prestigious name: the Avenue Paul Cezanne.
    • Eighty-two were charged with misdemeanors for failing to obey a traffic officer and blocking a roadway.
    • "The roadways were blocked, " says White, and the WTC work took precedence.
  • 1.2The part of a bridge or railway used by traffic.

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