Aviation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeɪviˈeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word aviation
Brit.  |eɪvɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word aviation

noun

- the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
- the operation of aircraft to provide transportation
- the art of operating aircraft (syn: airmanship)
- travel via aircraft (syn: air)

Examples

The major aviation companies need to cut prices if they are to compete with budget airlines.

The Civil Aviation Authority has agreed to hold an inquiry into the accident.

Federal Aviation Administration

Civil Aviation Authority

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