taxi rank

taxi rank
noun
a place where taxis park while awaiting customers
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in England the place where taxis wait to be hired is called a `taxi rank'

Syn: ↑cabstand, ↑taxistand
Hypernyms: ↑stand

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taxi rank or (US) taxi stand noun
A place where taxis congregate for hiring
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Main Entry:taxi

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taxi rank UK US noun [countable] [singular taxi rank plural taxi ranks] british
a place where taxis wait for customers
Thesaurus: taxis and travelling by taxihyponym

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ˈtaxi rank [taxi rank] (BrE) (also ˈtaxi stand NAmE, BrE) noun
a place where taxis park while they are waiting for passengers

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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