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transport

Translation of transport in French:

noun

British English: /ˈtranspɔːt/
, /ˈtrɑːn-/
American English: /ˈtræn(t)spɔrt/
  • 1 (of goods, passengers) air/rail/road transport
    transport aérien/ferroviaire/par route
    to travel by public transport
    utiliser les transports en commun
    Transport Secretary, Secretary of State for Transport (British English) Ministry (British English) ou Department of Transport
    before n (costs, facilities, ship)
    de transport
    (industry, strike, system)
    des transports
  • 2 (means of travelling) I haven't got any transport at the moment
    je n'ai pas de moyen de locomotion en ce moment
  • 4 [literary] (rapture) to go into transports of delight
    tomber dans des transports de joie

transitive verb

British English: /tranˈspɔːt/
, /trɑːn-/
American English: /trænˈspɔrt/
  • 1
    transporter (passengers, goods) (from de) (to à)
    to be transported back to one's childhood [figurative]
    être ramené à son enfance

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