Definition of 'flight'
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Example sentences containing 'flight'
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It agreed to refund the flight costs in full. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We want to get in the top flight. The Sun (2017)Flights rose by one per cent as more planes took off for foreign climes. The Sun (2017)We have split him into three of the four teams he has played for in the top flight. The Sun (2016)Fans are noticing a seemingly increased number of spot-kicks in the top flight this season. The Sun (2016)We don't want too long a flight, but would like guaranteed sun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is still recovering from the long flight, and says in her strong Southern drawl. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's been such a long flight, today might be yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The officers whose flight caused a diplomatic row between the two rival nations have been kept in police custody while Athens considers their requests for political asylum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In time we hope to be flying three flights a day. The Sun (2006)Some begged for help online with flight costs to get back in time. The Sun (2015)He took them to the top flight. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You cannot defend a country with flights of fancy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The berry fruits are in full flight. Food Watch (1994)We all got food poisoning for the long flight home. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It deflected our thoughts away from the flight we were about to take. Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)They feel safer there when they have shed their flight feathers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We were told he was writing some notes on the flight and the air hostess found that. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The series begins by examining birds in flight. The Sun (2013)Campaigners against a third runway said that the rise had been caused by new flight paths being tested. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Prices include bmi flights and transfers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Missing two flights in one morning. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is arranged over three floors and there is another flight of stairs leading up from the car park to the courtyard. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Benefits to the environment from increased use of public transport were wiped out by a steep rise in car journeys and commercial flights. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This was in the opposite direction from its flight to China. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The northerly isle is leading the flight search field with traffic up 95 per cent. The Sun (2013)All international airlines have similar information, and aviation sites show extensive changes to flight plans by aircraft crossing the area in recent months. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A family miss their flight to Spain because security is slow. The Sun (2008)He loses his family in the flight from the city and looks after an injured woman for two years before finding himself alone in Kenya. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Synonyms of 'flight'
flying, winging, mounting, soaring
Trends of 'flight'
Very Common. flight is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'flight'
British English: flight /flaɪt/ NOUN
A flight is a journey made by flying, usually in an aeroplane.
The flight will take four hours.
- American English: flight
- Arabic: رِحْلَةٌ جَوِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: voo
- Chinese: 班机
- Croatian: let
- Czech: let
- Danish: fly
- Dutch: vlucht
- European Spanish: vuelo
- Finnish: lento
- French: vol avion
- German: Flug
- Greek: πτήση
- Italian: volo
- Japanese: フライト
- Korean: 비행 날다
- Norwegian: flyvning
- Polish: lot
- European Portuguese: voo
- Romanian: zbor
- Russian: полет
- Spanish: vuelo
- Swedish: flyg
- Thai: เที่ยวบิน
- Turkish: uçuş
- Ukrainian: політ
- Vietnamese: chuyến bay
Definition of flight from the Collins English Dictionary
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