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Definition of transit noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    transit

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈtrænzət//
     
    , NAmE//ˈtrænsət//
     
     
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  1. 1 [uncountable] the process of being moved or carried from one place to another The cost includes transit. goods damaged in transit
  2. 2 [uncountable] the system of buses, trains, etc. that people use to travel from one place to another the transit system see also mass transit, rapid transit
  3. 3 [uncountable, countable, usually singular] the act of going through a place on the way to somewhere else a transit visa (= one that allows a person to pass through a country but not to stay there)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: transit