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off-ramp

off-ramp
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awf, of ramp]
    • /ɔf, ɒf ræmp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awf, of ramp]
    • /ɔf, ɒf ræmp/

Definitions of off-ramp word

  • noun off-ramp an exit lane for traffic from a turnpike or freeway to a street. 1
  • noun off-ramp exit from main road 1
  • countable noun off-ramp An off-ramp is a road which cars use to drive off a highway. 0
  • noun off-ramp a short steep one-way road by which traffic can leave a motorway or highway 0

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Origin of off-ramp

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1950-55

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Parts of speech for Off-ramp

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

off-ramp popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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