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railroad

  
  ( railroads    plural & 3rd person present)   ( railroading    present participle)   ( railroaded    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A railroad is a route between two places along which trains travel on steel rails.  
  (AM)  
...railroad tracks that led to nowhere...     
in BRIT, use railway     
2       n-count   A railroad is a company or organization that operates railway routes.  
  (AM)  
...The Chicago and Northwestern Railroad.     
in BRIT, use railway     
3       verb   If you railroad someone into doing something, you make them do it although they do not really want to, by hurrying them and putting pressure on them.  
He more or less railroaded the rest of Europe into recognising the new `independent' states...      V n into n/-ing  
He railroaded the reforms through.      V n through  
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Consulte también:

railcard, rail, railway, ramrod

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