expressway

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪkˈsprɛsweɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪkˈsprɛsˌweɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ik spreswā′)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ex•press•way /ɪkˈsprɛsˌweɪ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Transporta highway for high-speed traffic, having limited access and a divider between lanes for traffic moving in opposite directions.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ex•press•way  (ik spreswā′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Transporta highway especially planned for high-speed traffic, usually having few if any intersections, limited points of access or exit, and a divider between lanes for traffic moving in opposite directions. Also called  limited access highway. Cf. superhighway.
  • express + way 1940–45

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
expressway /ɪkˈsprɛsˌweɪ/ n
  1. a motorway
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