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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [air-uh-drohm]
    • /ˈɛər əˌdroʊm/
    • /ˈeə.rə.drəʊm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-uh-drohm]
    • /ˈɛər əˌdroʊm/

Definitions of aerodrome word

  • countable noun aerodrome An aerodrome is a place or area where small aircraft can land and take off. 3
  • noun aerodrome a landing area, esp for private aircraft, that is usually smaller than an airport 3
  • noun aerodrome an airport, esp. a small one 3
  • abbreviation AERODROME airdrome. 1
  • noun aerodrome An airfield:. 1
  • noun aerodrome An airfield. 0

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Origin of aerodrome

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10; aero- + -drome

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Parts of speech for Aerodrome


aerodrome popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for aerodrome

noun aerodrome

  • airport — An airport is a place where aircraft land and take off, which has buildings and facilities for passengers.
  • landing field — an area of land large and smooth enough for the landing and takeoff of aircraft.
  • runway — a way along which something runs.
  • strip — to cut, tear, or form into strips.
  • airfield — An airfield is an area of ground where aircraft take off and land. It is smaller than an airport.

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