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mo·tel

 (mō-tĕl′)
n.
An establishment that provides lodging for motorists in rooms usually having direct access to an open parking area. Also called motor lodge.

[Blend of motor and hotel.]
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motel

(məʊˈtɛl)
n
1. (Commerce) a roadside hotel for motorists, usually having direct access from each room or chalet to a parking space or garage
2. (Automotive Engineering) a roadside hotel for motorists, usually having direct access from each room or chalet to a parking space or garage
[C20: from motor + hotel]
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mo•tel

(moʊˈtɛl)

n.
a hotel for motorists, typically having rooms adjacent to a parking area.
[1920–25, Amer.;b. motor and hotel]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motel - a motor hotelmotel - a motor hotel        
motel room - a sleeping room in a motel
motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court, court - a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
portmanteau, portmanteau word, blend - a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings; "`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'"; "`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'"; "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau"
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Translations
motel
motel
motelli
motel
motel
mótel
モーテル
모텔
motelis
motelis
motel
motel
motell
โมเต็ล
nhà nghỉ bên đường dành cho khách có ôtô

motel

[məʊˈtel] Nmotel m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

motel

[məʊˈtɛl] nmotel m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

motel

nMotel nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

motel

[məʊˈtɛl] nmotel m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

motel

(məuˈtel) noun
a hotel which caters particularly for motorists.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

motel

اسْتِرَاحَةٌ motel motel Motel μοτέλ motel motelli motel motel motel モーテル 모텔 motel motell motel motel мотель motell โมเต็ล motel nhà nghỉ bên đường dành cho khách có ôtô 汽车旅馆
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References in periodicals archive ?
Gilgit -- Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has announced 40 percent discount of winter package of motels for the tourists visiting Northern areas of the country to enjoy snowfall.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has announced 40 percent discount of winter package of motels for the tourists visiting Northern areas of the country to enjoy snowfall.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is generating a revenue of US$ 8.3 million dollars functioning under Cabinet Division, primarily through its Motels and tourist resorts and hotels.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tourism Developpement Corporation (PTDC) motels at different northern areas Naran Kaghan, Hunza, Sust, Gilgit, Ayubia, Skardu, have been re-opened for tourists after a long duration .
MANILA -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is going after motels in the country that are apparently not remitting taxes.
The company has reported that its newest Motel 6 property has opened under its Motel 6 brand of motels franchise model.
Since the plan was developed, Wildwood Crest has taken some steps to improve the area around the motels, including adding parking at the beach, improving beach access, and constructing a second dune line to establish an active recreation area for activities like volleyball, which had been prohibited.
Reducing illegal conduct at high-crime motels presents a challenge for law enforcement.
"I have expansion projects ahead and should open other motels in Valencia, Barcelona and Sevilla," he says.
Under the agreement, Motel 6 will bring its more than 600 corporate-owned or -operated motels into compliance with ADA by December 31, 2006.
Super 8 Motels, Inc., recently announced the launch of its Super 8 Driver's Seat Sweepstakes, designed to build consumer awareness of the brand's more than 2,000 locations.