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mo·tor·way

 (mō′tər-wā′)
n. Chiefly British
An expressway.

motorway

(ˈməʊtəˌweɪ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit a main road for fast-moving traffic, having limited access, separate carriageways for vehicles travelling in opposite directions, and usually a total of four or six lanes. US names: superhighway or expressway (also Canadian)

ex•press•way

(ɪkˈsprɛsˌweɪ)

n.
a highway for high-speed traffic with few if any intersections and a divider between lanes for traffic moving in opposite directions.
[1940–45; Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motorway - a broad highway designed for high-speed trafficmotorway - a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
autobahn - an expressway in a German-speaking country
autostrada - an expressway in an Italian-speaking country
carriageway - one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
toll road, turnpike - an expressway on which tolls are collected

motorway

noun highway (U.S.), A road, main road, freeway (U.S.), autobahn (German) the national motorway network
Translations
طَرِيقُ السَّيَارَاتِطَريق سَيّارات سَريعَه
автомагистрала
dálnice
motorvej
moottoritie
autocesta
hraîbraut
高速道路
고속도로
avtocesta
motorväg
ทางหลวง
đường cao tốc

motorway

[ˈməʊtəweɪ]
A. N (Brit) → autopista f
B. CPD motorway madness Nlocura f en la autopista
motorway service area Nárea f de servicios de autopista
motorway services NPLservicios mpl en autopista

motorway

[ˈməʊtərweɪ]
n (British)autoroute f
on the motorway → sur l'autoroute
modif [network, bridge] → autoroutier/ière; [traffic, driving] → sur l'autoroute motorway service stationmotorway service station naire f de services autoroutiers

motorway

[ˈməʊtəˌweɪ] n (Brit) → autostrada

motor

(ˈməutə) noun
a machine, usually a petrol engine or an electrical device, that gives motion or power. a washing-machine has an electric motor; (also adjective) a motor boat/vehicle.
verb
to travel by car. We motored down to my mother's house at the weekend.
ˈmotorist noun
a person who drives a motor car. The motorist could not avoid hitting the dog.
ˈmotorize, ˈmotorise verb
1. to fit a motor to (eg a bicycle).
2. to supply (eg troops) with motor vehicles. Many army units have been motorized.
ˈmotorcade (-keid) noun
a procession in which everyone goes by car.
ˈmotorway noun
a road specially made for fast traffic. They are building a new motorway to link the two cities.
ˈmotorbike, ˈmotorcycle nouns
any of several types of usually heavy bicycle moved by a motor.
motor car
a vehicle on four wheels, moved by a motor, but not a lorry or van; an automobile, car.
ˈmotorcyclist noun
a person who rides a motorbike. The motorcyclist was injured in the road accident.

motorway

طَرِيقُ السَّيَارَاتِ dálnice motorvej Autobahn αυτοκινητόδρομος autopista moottoritie autoroute autocesta autostrada 高速道路 고속도로 snelweg motorvei autostrada auto-estrada автострада motorväg ทางหลวง otoyol đường cao tốc 高速公路
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ISLAMABAD:Remaining 61 kilometre section of the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M-9) has been completed and the project would be formally inaugurated very soon, an official of National highway Authority (NHA) told APP on Friday.
HYDERABAD -- As the Sindh police have seemingly failed to stop the use of fancy number plates and tinted window glasses, the Motorway Police has started a crackdown on the M9 Motorway which connects Karachi with Hyderabad.
The Hazara Motorway is an important segment of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and is the second project that attained successful completion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after the M-1 motorway.
Islamabad -- Charging of high prices and selling of low quality things on the Motorway may be stopped forthwith while M-9 may be brought to the level of other motorways.
The Federal Minister for Communications Hafiz Abdul Karim visited the National Highway Authority head office where Chairman NHA Shahid Ashraf Tarar gave a detailed briefing to the Minister about China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other motorway projects.
AA president Edmund King described a lack of motorway experience as the "Achilles heel" of learner driver tuition.