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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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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: Safety on smart motorways
RAWALPINDI -- Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police, Motorway Zone, Ishfaq Ahmed has said that Motorway Police, Zone-I and Zone-II extended help and assistance to over 214,000 people who were in distress while travelling on motorways besides organizing special briefing sessions at toll plazas, bus stands and other points for near five million people during last one year period.
RAWALPINDI: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police, Motorway Zone, Ishfaq Ahmed has said that Motorway Police, Zone-I and Zone-II extended help and assistance to over 214,000 people who were in distress while travelling on motorways besides organizing special briefing sessions at toll plazas, bus stands and other points for near five million people during last one year period.
To another question he informed that the Motorway Police personnel of both the zones extended help and assistance to over 214,000 people who were in distress while travelling on motorways besides organizing special briefing sessions at toll plazas, bus stands and other points for nearly five million people during last one year period.
Along with today's section, the Road and Motorway Directorate currently has 247.1 km of motorways and class I roads under construction in the Czech Republic, of which 131.4 km are new highway sections.
ISLAMABAD -- The National Highway and Motorways Police (NHMP) has allowed the heavy bikes on the Motorways, a notification as well as terms and conditions for bikers have also been submitted to the Islamabad High Court (IHC).
A division bench of the IHC, comprising IHC Chief Justice Minallah and Justice Aurangzeb, has rejected a plea by the Motorways and Highways National Police (MHNP) seeking a stay against a ruling of a single bench of the court which had allowed motorbikes with engines larger than 500 CCs to drive on the motorway.
The Motorway Police has advised the general public to avoid unnecessary travelling on national highways and motorways.
Since the motorway carries the name "The 9th of January", Dodik has called on the RS Motorways to place the boards with that name in as many places as possible.
Mike Bull, Highways England's smart motorways programme manager for the north, said: "Smart motorways have been proven to be effective at tackling congestion.
Mike Bull, Highways England's smart motorways programme manager for the North, said: "Smart motorways have been proven to be effective at tackling congestion, with the smart motorway on the M62 in West Yorkshire saving commuters an average of 30 minutes each week.
Earlier this year Highways England said that smart motorways - where the hard shoulder is opened up to traffic to alleviate congestion - will be rolled out between J2 and J4.