US: /ɪkˈskɝʒən/
UK: /ɛkskˈɜːʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

excursion /iks'kə:ʃn/
  • danh từ
    • cuộc đi chơi; cuộc đi chơi tập thể (bằng xe lửa, tàu thuỷ...) với giá hạ có định hạn ngày đi ngày về); cuộc đi tham quan
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ), (quân sự) cuộc đánh thọc ra
    • (thiên văn học) sự đi trệch
    • (kỹ thuật) sự trệch khỏi trục

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 a short journey made for pleasure, especially one that has been organized for a group of people: They've gone on an excursion to York. + There are regular weekend excursions throughout the summer.
2 ~ into sth (formal) a short period of trying a new or different activity: After a brief excursion into drama, he concentrated on his main interest, which was poetry.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 trip, tour, outing, airing, expedition, voyage, cruise, journey, junket, jaunt; ramble, stroll, walk, hike, trek, drive, ride, sail:
We left the city and took an excursion into the mountains.
2 detour, deviation, side-trip, diversion, digression, excursus:
Forgive the excursion, but I'll return to the subject in a minute.

Collocation dictionary


brief, short | day, evening, full-day, half-day, weekend | annual | organized | boat, coach, train | holiday, shopping, sightseeing


go on, make
We decided to make an all-day excursion to the island.
| arrange, organize | take sb on


~ to
He took us on an excursion to the ruined city.

Concise English dictionary

+a journey taken for pleasure
+wandering from the main path of a journey