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railroad
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
railroad /'reilroud/
  • danh từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) đường sắt, đường xe lửa
    • ngoại động từ
      • gửi (hàng hoá) bằng xe lửa; chuyên chở (hàng hoá) bằng xe lửa
      • xây dựng đường sắt
      • thúc đẩy; làm cho tiến hành khẩn trương (công việc)
      • (từ lóng) kết tội vội vàng (không đủ chứng cớ); kết tội sai, bỏ tù sai
      • nội động từ
        • đi du lịch bằng xe lửa
        • làm việc cho một công ty đường sắt; làm nhân viên đường sắt
      Concise Dictionary
      railroads|railroaded|railroading'reɪlrəʊd
      noun
      +line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
      +a line of track providing a runway for wheels
      verb
      +compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
      +supply with railroad lines
      +transport by railroad

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      n.
      1 See railway, below.
      v.
      2 force, compel, expedite, coerce, intimidate, push (through), Brit pressurize, US pressure, bully, hector, tyrannize, dragoon, browbeat, bullyrag, Colloq bulldoze, squeeze, lean on:
      Clayton was railroaded into appointing Pinbury to head the committee to investigate corruption.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      (AmE) = RAILWAY
      + verb [VN]
      1 ~ sb (into sth / into doing sth) to force sb to do sth before they have had enough time to decide whether or not they want to do it: I will not be railroaded into signing something I don't agree with.
      2 ~ sth (through / through sth) to make a group of people accept a decision, law, etc. quickly by putting pressure on them: The bill was railroaded through the House.
      3 (AmE) to decide that sb is guilty of a crime, without giving them a fair trial


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