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reservation

reservation

/ˌɹɛzɝˈveɪʃən/
noun
the act of arranging something, such as a seat on an airplane, table in a restaurant, etc., to be kept for later use
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It's off to a good start, with over 30,000 reservations.

If there's one other reservation a buyer might have about a Range Rover.

We've seen just this year our organic traffic and reservations coming organically is up 7X..

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nonstop

nonstop

/ˌnɑnˈstɑp/
adjective
(of a flight, train, journey etc.) having or making no stops
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It's about 30 minutes of just nonstop what the Army calls "stress inoculation."

United announced in August 2020 it was adding 28 daily nonstop flights to four popular Florida destinations.

He was a nonstop jokester.

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express

express

/ɪksˈpɹɛs/
noun
a train or bus that travels more quickly than usual because it only makes a few stops
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Although she could hardly speak, she had recently managed to express a wish to see me.

It's much easier for me to express my thoughts, especially in a video.

So his meeting with the President is designed to express Saudi policy towards Iran.

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departure

departure

/dɪˈpɑɹtʃɝ/
noun
the act of leaving, usually to begin a journey
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He gets the go ahead for a 9:30 a.m. departure.

Matthews: That way the load planners can see how much freight we're planning for a departure.

A few hours before departure time, the cargo is tugged to a build station.

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to commute

to commute

/kəmˈjut/
verb
to regularly travel to one's place of work and home by different means
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So for example, if you're going to work, like say you're commuting.

The civilian version came with a more comfortable cabin geared for cruising and commuting rather than combat.

You know, you need to commute to a private practice.

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class

class

/ˈkɫæs/
noun
a group of people, services, objects, etc. categorized based on shared qualities or attributes
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She was a good teacher, and she laughed a lot with the children in her class.

Surviving islanders described to early European visitors how local chaos replaced centralized government and a warrior class took over.

Ant algorithms are also being used to control a class of robots called swarm bots.

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to board

to board

/ˈbɔɹd/
verb
to get on a means of transportation such as a train, bus, aircraft, ship, etc.
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Finally, however, his friend persuaded him that it was very safe, and Mr. Johnson boarded the plane.

Passengers seated in Delta One or First Class, as well as Diamond Medallion Members can board at any time.

United and JetBlue also suspended their normal boarding procedures and are boarding passengers from back to front.

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terminal

terminal

/ˈtɝmənəɫ/
noun
a building where trains, buses, planes, or ships start or finish their journey
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They have airports, train stations, and bus terminals.

The terminal has two MetroNap sleep pods.

And arrange transportation for concierge for the customer when they leave the terminal.

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rail

rail

/ˈɹeɪɫ/
noun
a means of transportation by train; short for railroad
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Railroads needed to create an official time system to link the rail system together.

The network is basically the digital rails on which transactions are processed.

If you look at the United States prior to 1945, we had a very extensive rail system everywhere.

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local

local

/ˈɫoʊkəɫ/
noun
a bus, train, etc. that makes all or most of the regular stops, allowing people to get on or off
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Locals worshipped Shinto deities who were believed to cure diseases and grant long life.

Today, the craft is recognized by UNESCO, and the hats are worn daily by locals across Ecuador.

Travelers and railroad workers were confused by the many local sun times.

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aboard

aboard

/əˈbɔɹd/
adverb
on or into a vehicle such as a bus, train, plane, etc.
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Sometimes, Jaret will tweak his orders based on who's coming aboard.

If you hopped aboard in January 2018 you would’ve lost 6.24% by the end of the year.

They opened the hatch to ensure that astronauts were loaded safely aboard.

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compartment

compartment

/kəmˈpɑɹtmənt/
noun
any of the separate sections of a railcar
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Six people were traveling in a compartment on a train.

But first, let's see what's in the secret compartment today.

Oh, the secret compartment is open.

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junction

junction

/ˈdʒəŋkʃən/
noun
the place where two or more things such as roads or railways cross
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This drug works at the junction -- or synapse -- between the hair cells and nerve cells.

And the big problem was having the junctions work routinely.

Standing in its way is the town of Jinderes, a crucial junction.

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carsick

carsick

/ˈkɑɹsɪk/
adjective
feeling sick because of the motions experienced while traveling in a car
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He gets carsick!

People get carsick dude! -

[Stevie] I get carsick,

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crossroad

crossroad

/ˈkɹɔsˌɹoʊd/
noun
the place where a road is crossed by another
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This young man was at a crossroads in his life.

And so she was at a career crossroads, and she had a friend named Don.

And together, they are a dreamed crossroad of Hollywood and Silicon Valley.

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driving licence

driving licence

/dɹˈaɪvɪŋ lˈaɪsəns/
noun
an official document that shows someone is qualified to drive a motor vehicle

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GPS

GPS

/dʒˌiːpˌiːˈɛs/
noun
a satellite system that shows the exact position of a place or person using radio signals
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They were like, "Oh, I want to GPS my farm.

Then there was the age of printing customized directions on MapQuest, and now smart phone GPS.

And those are the same velocities that we measure with GPSs now.

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license number

license number

/lˈaɪsəns nˈʌmbɚ/
noun
the numbers and letters on the plates at the front and back of a vehicle
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Instead, absentee voters must have a driver's license number or send a copy of another state I.D.

That's driver's license numbers et-cetera.

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pavement

pavement

/ˈpeɪvmənt/
noun
the hard surface of a road covered with concrete or tarmac
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And right there on the pavement you come across...a blob.

Floyd is now lying on the pavement, face down.

It can also be measured in livesthe number of lives this solitary piece of pavement has saved.

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sidewalk

sidewalk

/ˈsaɪdˌwɔk/
noun
a hard surface or paved path at the side of a street for people to walk on
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I look back at this guy who was on the other side, on a different sidewalk, across from us

We're in this sidewalk.

So this sidewalk is in totality, that tree over there where that sign is is not in totality.

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traffic jam

traffic jam

/tɹˈæfɪk dʒˈæm/
noun
a large number of bikes, cars, buses, etc. that are waiting in lines behind each other which move very slowly
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Experts call them phantom traffic jams.

Clearly, the person at the front of the traffic jam is the problem.

But your personal time isn't the only thing at stake in traffic jams.

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avenue

avenue

/ˈævəˌnu/
noun
a wide straight street in a town or city
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And because of that avenue, you've seen a shrinkage of the public markets.

But new research, published this week in the journal Chem Catalysis, proposes an additional avenue for plastic recycling.

But also be an avenue for research with those age indicators.

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bypass

bypass

/ˈbaɪˌpæs/
noun
a road that goes round a city or town rather than going through the city center
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Take heart bypass surgery for example.

This patient was successfully resuscitated with a 3-hour bypass surgery used to warm his body.

What really determine the efficiency of engines is something called the bypass ratio.

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parking ticket

parking ticket

/pˈɑːɹkɪŋ tˈɪkɪt/
noun
an official notice issued in case a car is parked illegally, typically put on the windshield
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They were roughly the equivalent of a parking ticket.

This sounds like a trivial detail, but those parking tickets would come back to bite him in a big way.

Can you take my parking ticket in for me.

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business class

business class

/bˈɪznəs klˈæs/
noun
a class of seats on an airplane better than economy class in terms of comfort, and less expensive than first class, intended particularly for those traveling on business
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We'll start with business class.

Now we've finished checking out economy, let's go and look at business class.

And now we're in business class.

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round trip

round trip

/ɹˈaʊnd tɹˈɪp/
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a journey to a destination and back to the point of departure
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That's a six hour round trip every day.

That's about 15 round trips from the Earth to the moon.

And they have decent round trip efficiency, at about seventy-eight percent.

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arrival

arrival

/ɝˈaɪvəɫ/
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the act of arriving at a place from somewhere else
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One evening Mr. and Mrs. Taylor were making plans for the baby's arrival. '

Now Heathcliff would hear about his son's arrival, which we had hoped to keep secret from him.

And it's only gotten harder with lots of new arrivals.

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airline

airline

/ˈɛɹˌɫaɪn/
noun
‌a company that owns aircrafts and takes passengers and goods to different places by air transportation
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So do waiters and waitresses, airline pilots and cabin stewards, and nurses and dental assistants.

"When the airline lady finds out you're deaf "and offers you a wheelchair."

When passenger volume dropped 75% in April, the airline cut passenger routes that usually carry cargo.

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international

international

/ˌɪnɝˈnæʃənəɫ/, /ˌɪntɝˈnæʃənəɫ/
adjective
happening in or between more than one country
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National chains became international chains.

Port cities have grown because international trade has been increasing.

Myth #5: ASL is the only sign language, or sign language is international.

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immigration

immigration

/ˌɪməˈɡɹeɪʃən/
noun
the fact or process of coming to another country to permanently live there; the number of those who do so
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Then the passenger came in, we collect the passport for to process custom and immigration.

Today, thanks to mass immigration, Hazelton is majority Hispanic.

It's the first major blow to the president's immigration agenda.

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