public transport


public transport
Any form of transport that can be used by a member of public (for a fee); as opposed to private ownership of e.g. cars.

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  • public transport — BrE .public transpor tation AmE n [U] buses, trains etc that are available for everyone to use …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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