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tour·ism

 (to͝or′ĭz′əm)
n.
1. The practice of traveling for pleasure.
2. The business of providing tours and services for tourists.
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tourism

(ˈtʊərɪzəm)
n
(Commerce) tourist travel and the services connected with it, esp when regarded as an industry
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tour•ism

(ˈtʊər ɪz əm)

n.
1. the occupation of providing information, accommodations, transportation, and other services to tourists.
2. the promotion of tourist travel, esp. for commercial purposes.
[1805–15]
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tourism

1. the activitiy of traveliring for pleasure, to see sights, for recreation etc.
2. the business founded upon this activity. — tourist, n., adj.
See also: Travel
1. the activity of traveling for pleasure, to see sights, for recreation, etc.
2. the business founded upon this activity. — tourist, n., adj.
See also: Recreation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tourism - the business of providing services to touriststourism - the business of providing services to tourists; "Tourism is a major business in Bermuda"
ecotourism - tourism to exotic or threatened ecosystems to observe wildlife or to help preserve nature
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
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Translations
سِيَاحَةسِياحَه
cestovní ruchturismusturistika
turisme
turism
turismimatkailu
turizam
idegenforgalom
túrismi, ferîamannaòjónusta
旅行業
관광
turizmus
turizem
turism
การท่องเที่ยว
ngành du lịch

tourism

[ˈtʊərɪzəm] Nturismo m
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tourism

[ˈtʊərɪzəm]
ntourisme m
modif [industry, sector] → du tourisme; [company, agency, organization] → de tourisme; [minister] → du tourisme
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tourism

nFremdenverkehr m, → Tourismus m
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tourism

[ˈtʊərɪzm] nturismo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tour

(tuə) noun
1. a journey to several places and back. They went on a tour of Italy.
2. a visit around a particular place. He took us on a tour of the house and gardens.
3. an official period of time of work usually abroad. He did a tour of duty in Fiji.
verb
to go on a tour (around). to tour Europe.
ˈtourism noun
the industry dealing with tourists ie hotels, catering etc. Tourism is an important part of our economy.
ˈtourist noun
a person who travels for pleasure. London is usually full of tourists; (also adjective) the tourist industry.
ˈtour guide noun
a person who guides tourists on trips.
ˈtourist guide noun
a guide with information about tourist attractions.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

tourism

سِيَاحَة cestovní ruch turisme Tourismus τουρισμός turismo turismi tourisme turizam turismo 旅行業 관광 toerisme turisme turystyka turismo туризм turism การท่องเที่ยว turizm ngành du lịch 旅游业
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