railroad

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1 railroad /ˈreɪlˌroʊd/ noun
plural railroads
1 railroad
/ˈreɪlˌroʊd/
noun
plural railroads
Learner's definition of RAILROAD
[count] US
: a system of tracks on which trains travel
often used before another noun
: a company that owns and operates trains
2 railroad /ˈreɪlˌroʊd/ verb
railroads; railroaded; railroading
2 railroad
/ˈreɪlˌroʊd/
verb
railroads; railroaded; railroading
Learner's definition of RAILROAD
[+ object]
: to force (something) to be officially approved or accepted without much discussion or thought
US : to convict (someone) of a crime unfairly
: to force (someone) into doing something quickly or without enough information usually + into

— railroader

noun, plural railroaders US [count]

— railroading

noun [noncount]
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