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Definition of 'motel'

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Officers found wigs and other disguises in his motel room and his car parked near the cinema exit. The Sun (2015)Better to flog the engines from dawn till dusk than risk friends spending a night in a hotel or motel. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There she bunks up in a motel room on the side of the freeway and settles down for three months of surveillance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Instead of cowboys and speculators, she sees joggers and motel owners. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With the school holidays only a month away, local shop and motel owners fear that their businesses will be hard hit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A motel room might have been better cleaned, too. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Like the guy who approached me with a little proposition while I was checking into a cheap motel. Kennedy, Douglas In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)A blind criminal delivering money to a gangster forces a motel owner to act as his eyes when he discovers the cash has been stolen. The Sun (2014)He would leave a suitcase, secured with a cheap padlock, in the closet of a motel room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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British English: motel /məʊˈtɛl/ NOUN
A motel is a hotel intended for people who are travelling by car.
  • American English: motel
  • Arabic: اسْتِرَاحَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: motel
  • Chinese: 汽车旅馆
  • Croatian: motel
  • Czech: motel
  • Danish: motel
  • Dutch: motel
  • European Spanish: motel
  • Finnish: motelli
  • French: motel
  • German: Motel
  • Greek: μοτέλ
  • Italian: motel
  • Japanese: モーテル
  • Korean: 모텔
  • Norwegian: motell
  • Polish: motel
  • European Portuguese: motel
  • Romanian: motel
  • Russian: мотель
  • Spanish: motel
  • Swedish: motell
  • Thai: โมเต็ล
  • Turkish: motel
  • Ukrainian: мотель
  • Vietnamese: nhà nghỉ bên đường dành cho khách có ôtô

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