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v. trav·eled, trav·el·ing, trav·els or trav·elled or trav·el·ling
a. To go from one place to another, as on a trip; journey.
b. To go from place to place as a salesperson or agent.
a. To move or pass, as from one person to another: Reports of the king's death traveled from village to village.
b. To be transmitted, as light or sound: the speed at which sound travels through water.
c. To move along a course, as a phonograph needle in the groove of a record.
d. Informal To move swiftly: This car can really travel.
3. To go about in the company of a particular group; associate: travels in wealthy circles.
4. To admit of being transported without loss of quality; Some wines travel poorly.
5. Basketball To move illegally while holding the ball, usually by taking more than two steps between dribbles or by moving a foot that has been established as a pivot.
To pass or journey over or through; traverse: travel the roads of Europe.
1. The act or process of traveling from one place to another: With the railroad, travel between cities became swift.
a. A series of journeys: her travels in Africa.
b. An account of one's journeys.
3. The activity or business of arranging trips or providing services for travelers: She works in travel.
a. Movement or passage: the travel of the planets around the sun.
b. The motion of a piece of machinery, especially of a reciprocating part; stroke.
c. The length of a mechanical stroke.
[Middle English travelen, alteration of travailen, to toil, from Old French travailler; see travail.]
trav·eledor trav·elled (trăv′əld)
1. Having made journeys; experienced in travel.
2. Frequented by travelers: a heavily traveled road.
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having experienced or undergone much travelling: a travelled urbane epicure.
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|Adj.||1.||travelled - familiar with many parts of the world; "a traveled, educated man"; "well-traveled people"|
cosmopolitan - composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests; "his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds"- T.B. Macaulay; "the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"; "that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"
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travelledtraveled (US) [ˈtrævld] ADJ it is a little-travelled route → es una ruta (que ha sido) poco transitada
she is much or well or widely travelled → ha viajado mucho, ha visto mucho mundo
he was carrying a much-travelled suitcase → llevaba una maleta muy usada
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travelled, (US) traveled
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