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public transport

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a system of buses, trains, etc, running on fixed routes, on which the public may travel
2. (Railways) a system of buses, trains, etc, running on fixed routes, on which the public may travel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.public transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freightpublic transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
autobus, bus, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, passenger vehicle, omnibus, coach - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
deadhead - a train or bus or taxi traveling empty
limited, express - public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops; "he caught the express to New York"
local - public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops; "the local seemed to take forever to get to New York"
shuttle - public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
transportation, transportation system, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
Translations
نَقْل عَاموسائِل النَّقْل العامَّه
veřejná dopravahromadná doprava
offentlig transport
julkinen liikenne
transports en communtransport en commun
javni prijevoz
tömegközlekedés
almenningssamgöngur
公共交通機関
대중교통수단
verejná doprava
kollektivtrafik
การขนส่งมวลชน
giao thông công cộng

public transport

n public transportation (Am) → mezzi mpl pubblici

public

(ˈpablik) adjective
of, for, or concerning, the people (of a community or nation) in general. a public library; a public meeting; Public opinion turned against him; The public announcements are on the back page of the newspaper; This information should be made public and not kept secret any longer.
ˈpublicly adverb
puˈblicity (-ˈblisə-) noun
1. advertising. There is a lot of publicity about the dangers of smoking.
2. the state of being widely known. Film stars usually like publicity.
ˈpublicize, ˈpublicise (-saiz) verb
to make widely known; to advertise. We are publicizing a new product.
public holiday
a day on which all (or most) shops, offices and factories are closed for a holiday.
public house (usually abbreviated to pub (pab) )
a house where alcoholic drinks are sold to the public.
public relations (also PR)
the attitude, understanding etc between a firm, government etc and the public.
ˌpublic ˈservice anˌnouncement noun
(especially American) an announcement on television or radio given as a service to the public.
public spirit
a desire to do things for the good of the community.
ˌpublic-ˈspirited adjective
public transport
the bus, tram and train services provided by a state or community for the public.
in public
in front of other people, not in private. They are always quarrelling in public.
the public
people in general. This swimming pool is open to the public every day.
public opinion poll
a way of finding out public opinion by questioning a certain number of people.

the public is singular: The public is entitled to know the facts .

public transport

نَقْل عَام hromadná doprava offentlig transport öffentliche Verkehrsmittel δημόσιο μέσο μεταφοράς transporte público julkinen liikenne transports en commun javni prijevoz trasporti pubblici 公共交通機関 대중교통수단 openbaar vervoer offentlig transport transport publiczny transporte público общественный транспорт kollektivtrafik การขนส่งมวลชน toplu taşıma giao thông công cộng 公共交通
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