Definition of 'commuter'
Example sentences containing 'commuter'
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Many of these places are commuter towns and we are finding that buyers are looking further afield than before. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nine of the areas that made it into the top ten were within the London commuter belt. The Sun (2016)That's a whole working week of commuters not being able to get to their jobs, people missing specialist medical appointments and families being put under pressure. The Sun (2016)They can also be a good option for city commuters who carry heavy bags. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Long distance rail commuters are not being held to ransom. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Commuters return from work along unlit pavements. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What does it do for commuter lines? Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are options in the commuter belt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The commuter belt is getting bigger. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This confirms many people's image of this wealthy commuter town. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This was broadly correct, allowing also for the vital role of city commuter lines. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The action will cause particular disruption to commuters returning to work on Tuesday after the bank holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The disruption highlights the vulnerability of commuter lines south of London to the winter weather. Times, Sunday Times (2013) City commuters looking for something a bit more grown-up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)HERE'S a fun way to keep fit on your way to work - the commuter scooter. The Sun (2012)The commuter belt needn't mean soulless suburbia. Times, Sunday Times (2014)High prices have also limited the prospects for commuters who work in London but seek cheaper property outside the capital. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Ottawa Canadians are so hardy that some commuters skied to work when public transport workers in the capital went on strike recently. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A new London commuter line is born. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The train company's promise of anonymity has put other City commuters under suspicion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Kentish commuter belt has seen the highest house-price growth in the country over the past year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Cycle hire will not be limited to tourists, commuters, city traders or factory workers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's all about affordability, schools and staying in the commuter belt. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Your property pound goes farther here than in other London commuter towns and there's seaside fun and good schools thrown in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The shock has come not, as my friends had predicted, from swapping an edgy part of the capital for a pretty southeastern commuter town. Times, Sunday Times (2010)MIDDLE England is seeking a new life abroad, and commuter towns in the south and northwest are the emigration hotspots. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Synonyms of 'commuter'
daily traveller, passenger, suburbanite, straphanger
Trends of 'commuter'
Used Occasionally. commuter is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'commuter'
British English: commuter /kəˈmjuːtə/ NOUN
A commuter is a person who travels a long distance to work every day.
The number of commuters to the city has dropped by 100,000.
- American English: commuter
- Arabic: القَائِم بِرِحْلَات يَوْمِيَّة مِنْ و إِلَى عَمْلِه
- Brazilian Portuguese: pessoa que viaja diariamente entre a casa e o trabalho
- Chinese: 乘车上下班的人
- Croatian: osoba koja putuje na posao
- Czech: dojíždějící
- Danish: pendler
- Dutch: forens
- European Spanish: persona que se desplaza diariamente al trabajo
- Finnish: työmatkalainen
- French: migrant journalier
- German: Pendler
- Greek: τακτικός επιβάτης των μέσων μαζικής μεταφοράς
- Italian: pendolare
- Japanese: 通勤者
- Korean: 통근자
- Norwegian: pendler
- Polish: osoba dojeżdżająca do pracy
- European Portuguese: pessoa que viaja diariamente entre a casa e o trabalho
- Romanian: navetist
- Russian: человек, регулярно совершающий длительные поездки на работу
- Spanish: persona que se desplaza al trabajo
- Swedish: pendlare
- Thai: ผู้เดินทาง
- Turkish: her gün işe trenle giden kimse
- Ukrainian: регулярний пасажир
- Vietnamese: người thường xuyên phải đi xa từ nhà đến nơi làm việc
Definition of commuter from the Collins English Dictionary
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