tourism

tourism

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of tourism in English

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English

Etymology

From tour +‎ -ism.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɔːɹɪz(ə)m/, /ˈtʊ(ə)ɹɪz(ə)m/

Noun

tourism (usually uncountable, plural tourisms)

  1. The act of travelling or sightseeing, particularly away from one's home.
  2. The industry in which such travels and sightseeing are organized.
  3. Collectively, the tourists visiting a place or landmark. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  4. (figuratively) The act of visiting another region or jurisdiction for a particular purpose.
    libel tourism; suicide tourism; sex tourism

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • morutis, rims out

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