pretransportation

transportation

[trans-per-tey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of transporting.
2.
the state of being transported.
3.
the means of transport or conveyance.
4.
the business of conveying people, goods, etc.
5.
price of travel or transport by public conveyance; fare.
6.
tickets or permits for transport or travel.
7.
banishment, as of a criminal to a penal colony; deportation.
8.
(initial capital letter) . Also called Transportation Department. Informal. the Department of Transportation.

Origin:
1530–40; transport + -ation

nontransportation, noun
pretransportation, noun
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transportation (ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən)
 
n
1.  a means or system of transporting
2.  the act of transporting or the state of being transported
3.  (esp formerly) deportation to a penal colony
4.  chiefly (US) a ticket or fare

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