Definition of dual carriageway in English:

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dual carriageway


A road with a dividing strip between the traffic in opposite directions and usually two or more lanes in each direction.
Example sentences
  • The new road will be a six-lane dual carriageway with two-lane service roads on either side.
  • The road will be a dual carriageway in parts and will include bus lanes and facilities for cyclists and pedestrians.
  • Millions of pounds are spent on wider roads, motorways, dual carriageways and assorted other roads.

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