English - Vietnamese Dictionary
tour /tuə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cuộc đi, cuộc đi du lịch
- a tour round the world: cuộc đi vòng quanh thế giới
- cuộc đi chơi, cuộc đi dạo
- to go for a tour round the town: đi dạo chơi thăm thành phố
- cuộc kinh lý
- tour of inspection: cuộc đi kinh lý kiểm tra
- theatrical tour: cuộc đi biểu diễn ở nhiều nơi
tours|toured|touringtʊr /tʊəThesaurus Dictionary
+a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
+a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
+a period of time spent in military service
+make a tour of a certain place
Advanced English Dictionary
1 journey, trip, excursion, outing, expedition, voyage, trek, peregrination, jaunt, junket:
We went on a guided tour because we were short of time and wanted to see everything.
2 stroll, perambulation, walkabout, ramble, walk, drive; round, circuit, ambit:
The government representatives are on a tour of all nuclear facilities.
3 spell, shift, assignment, turn, Military period of service or enlistment:
His tour of duty is not finished till midnight.
4 journey, travel, voyage, visit, trip, trek, sightsee, cruise; Colloq globe-trot:
On retirement we spent a year just touring around Europe.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (of / round / around sth) a journey made for pleasure during which several different towns, countries, etc. are visited: a walking / sightseeing tour + a coach tour of / around Northern France + a tour operator (= a person or company that organizes tours)
See also - PACKAGE TOUR, WHISTLE-STOP
2 an act of walking around a town, building, etc. in order to visit it: We were given a guided tour (= by sb who knows about the place) of the palace. + a tour guide + a tour of inspection (= an official visit of a factory, classroom, etc. made by sb whose job is to check that everything is working as expected)
3 an official series of visits made to different places by a sports team, an orchestra, an important person, etc: The band is currently on a nine-day tour of France. + The band is on tour in France. + a concert / cricket tour + The Prince will visit Boston on the last leg (= part) of his American tour. + The soldiers all do a six-month tour of duty in Northern Ireland.
to travel around a place, for example to perform, to advertise sth, etc: [VN] He toured America with his one-man show. + She toured the country promoting her book. + [V] We spent four weeks touring around Europe.
foreign, international, national, nationwide, overseas, provincial, world | American, UK, etc. | two-city, three-country, etc.
The group will shortly go on a ten-city European tour.
| whirlwind, whistle-stop
The president embarked on a whirlwind tour of the provinces.
| comprehensive, gruelling, lengthy, long, marathon | two-week, three-week, etc. | official
the prime minister's first official overseas tour
He took his degree in 1665 before embarking on the grand tour (= a tour of Europe lasting several months).
| inclusive, package
an all-inclusive package tour of Austria
(often humorous) We reboarded the coach and set off on a magical mystery tour in search of tea.
| coach, cycle, rail, walking | camping | cricket, rugby, etc. | concert, lecture, speaking, study, theatre | sell-out, successful
The band is just back from a sell-out European tour.
VERB + TOUR
do, go on, make, undertake | embark on, set off on
TOUR + NOUN
company, operator | date, schedule
Phone for details of the band's tour dates.
| leader, manager
Our tour leaders are all fluent in English. The team's tour manager called a press conference.
| party, squad
He wasn't selected for England's tour party to Australia.
| bus, van
on (a) ~
We met a group of cyclists on a tour in the Lake District. The band is currently on tour in the States.
| ~ of
I'd like to do a tour of Belgium on foot.
tour of duty
The soldiers were returning from a six-month tour of duty in Northern Ireland.
2 short visit
brief, quick, lightning
Our host gave us a quick tour of the house.
| extensive | grand
(humorous) Come on, I'll give you the grand tour of the backyard.
| conducted, guided, self-guided | city, factory | sightseeing | circular
VERB + TOUR
give sb, take sb on | do, make
I made a lightning tour of the office to say goodbye.
TOUR + NOUN
tour of inspection
The headmaster started his tour of inspection with the staff room.
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