transportation department

transportation

[trans-per-tey-shuhn]

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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