Avenue - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈævənuː|  American pronunciation of the word avenue
Brit.  |ˈav(ə)njuː|  British pronunciation of the word avenue

noun

- a line of approach

they explored every avenue they could think of
it promises to open new avenues to understanding

- a wide street or thoroughfare (syn: boulevard)

Examples

We drove down the avenue.

We plan to pursue all available avenues to get our message to the public.

They have closed off that avenue of discussion.

He explores every avenue which may lead him to a point of vantage.

The president wants to explore every avenue towards peace in the region.

There are many avenues open to researchers.

they explored every avenue they could think of

it promises to open new avenues to understanding

The windows along 5th Avenue were all decorated for Christmas.

The hotel is at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street.

Tall trees border the avenue.

...the days when people, costumed in their Sunday best, would parade along the grand avenue on Easter...

Every avenue leading to the fair was crammed.

A military parade marched slowly down Pennsylvania Avenue.

Head for 44th Street, a few blocks east of Sixth Avenue.

Word forms

noun
singular: avenue
plural: avenues
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