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com·mut·er

 (kə-myo͞o′tər)
n.
1. One that travels regularly from one place to another, as from suburb to city and back.
2. An airplane or airline that carries passengers relatively short distances and often serves remote communities and small airports.

commuter

(kəˈmjuːtə)
n
a. a person who travels to work over an appreciable distance, usually from the suburbs to the centre of a city
b. (as modifier): the commuter belt.

com•mut•er

(kəˈmyu tər)

n.
1. a person who commutes, esp. between home and work.
adj.
2. of or for commuting; serving commuters: a commuter railroad.
3. of or pertaining to a flight, plane, or airline that carries passengers over relatively short distances and usu. serves small communities.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commuter - a passenger train that is ridden primarily by passengers who travel regularly from one place to anothercommuter - a passenger train that is ridden primarily by passengers who travel regularly from one place to another
passenger train - a train that carries passengers
2.commuter - someone who travels regularly from home in a suburb to work in a city
passenger, rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
straphanger - a commuter who uses public transportation

commuter

noun daily traveller, passenger, suburbanite The number of commuters to London has dropped.
Translations
المُسافِرُ يَوْمِيّا إلى مَكان عَمَلِه
dojíždějící
pendler
työmatkalainen
avion de transport régionalbanlieusardmigrant journaliernavetteur
osoba koja putuje na posao
ingázó
maîur sem bÿr langt frá vinnustaî
通勤者
통근자
dochádzajúci
vozač
pendlare
ผู้เดินทาง
her gün işe gidip dönenher gün işe trenle giden kimse

commuter

[kəˈmjuːtəʳ]
A. N persona que viaja cada día de su casa a su trabajo
B. CPD the commuter belt Nzona f de los barrios exteriores
commuter services NPLservicios mpl de cercanías
commuter train Ntren m de cercanías

commuter

[kəˈmjuːtər] n personne effectuant quotidiennement l'aller retour entre son domicile et un lieu de travail assez éloigné pendant la semainecommuter belt n (British) the commuter belt → la grande banlieuecommuter-belt [kəˈmjuːtərbɛlt] modif
a commuter-belt town → une cité dortoircommuter line n (on railway network)ligne f de banlieue ligne ferroviaire empruntée principalement par des personnes faisant la navette entre leur domicile et leur lieu de travailcommuter town ncité f dortoircommuter traffic n
there was heavy commuter traffic → la circulation était encombrée par la sortie des bureauxcommuter train ntrain m de banlieue

commuter

nPendler(in) m(f); the commuter beltdas Einzugsgebiet, der Einzugsbereich; a commuter beltein städtischer Einzugsbereich; commuter trafficPendlerverkehr m; commuter trainPendlerzug m

commuter

[kəˈmjuːtəʳ] npendolare m/f
the commuter belt (Brit) → la periferia abitata dai pendolari
commuter aircraft → aereo interregionale

commute

(kəˈmjuːt) verb
1. to travel regularly between two places, especially between home in the suburbs and work in the city.
2. to change (a criminal sentence) for one less severe. His death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.
comˈmuter noun
a person who travels to work daily.

commuter

القَائِم بِرِحْلَات يَوْمِيَّة مِنْ و إِلَى عَمْلِه dojíždějící pendler Pendler τακτικός επιβάτης των μέσων μαζικής μεταφοράς persona que se desplaza al trabajo, persona que se desplaza diariamente al trabajo työmatkalainen migrant journalier osoba koja putuje na posao pendolare 通勤者 통근자 forens pendler osoba dojeżdżająca do pracy pessoa que viaja diariamente entre a casa e o trabalho человек, регулярно совершающий длительные поездки на работу pendlare ผู้เดินทาง her gün işe trenle giden kimse người thường xuyên phải đi xa từ nhà đến nơi làm việc 乘车上下班的人
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