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English noun: airlift

1. airlift (act) transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)


Broader (hypernym)conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation

Instance hyponymBerlin airlift

English verb: airlift

1. airlift (contact) fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means

SamplesFood is airlifted into Bosnia.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)fly

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