Meaning of PEDESTRIAN in English

PEDESTRIAN

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a pedestrian zone (= where no vehicles are allowed )

The main part of the city centre is a pedestrian zone.

pedestrian crossing

pedestrian precinct

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

kill

He was killed on a pedestrian crossing when Clara was sixteen.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

shopping/pedestrian precinct

Continue through Headington shopping precinct until reaching Windmill Road traffic lights, turn right and continue until the roundabout.

For a modern, purpose-built resort it is surprisingly attractive, with its wood-clad buildings and cobbled shopping precincts .

However, most cities now have some car-free space in the form of arcades, converted streets or purpose-built pedestrian precincts .

James was found dead beside a railway line in Liverpool after disappearing from a shopping precinct in Bootle last month.

The life of a new shopping precinct may be no more than twenty years.

The shopping precinct is full of teenagers gathered in small clusters, smoking, gossiping, laughing, scuffling.

The two-year-old disappeared 11 days ago from Bootle's Strand shopping precinct .

They are usually found in town centres and shopping precincts .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Banning traffic from the shopping areas has made life much more pleasant for pedestrians.

The man lost control of his car, killing a pedestrian .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But won't it lead to confrontation between drivers and pedestrians?

Cyclists are asked to be aware of pedestrians and ride considerately.

Given the trees, wide sidewalks filled with pedestrians and the Muni vehicles, the view is poor to mediocre.

It claims bikes cause too much pollution and can upset pedestrians.

Often, cars turning on to California or Pine would block the crosswalk, forcing pedestrians to weave between cars.

On a single day, Sept. 17, 10 pedestrians were struck, including one fatally.

Take particular care when entering or leaving the tracks, and watch out for both pedestrians and traffic.

Then, without warning, a tremendous blast smote the city, knocking pedestrians to the ground.

II. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

mall

It will become a pedestrian mall during the games, wooing visitors with the now-ubiquitous coffee franchises and sushi bars.

Elvis had left the pawnshop to place his karaoke machine carefully on a stool along the crowded pedestrian mall .

The National Park Service has developed a $ 40 million plan to permanently convert the strip into a pedestrian mall .

underpass

The exhibit runs through February 16 at the center, south of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway, east of Park Avenue.

The Center is located south of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway, east of Park Avenue.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

On the main wall was a rather pedestrian portrait of his wife.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But Dreyfuss finds ways around the triteness of the screenplay and the pedestrian direction.

He admired the sycamores, rising like important ideas from pedestrian plots of short grass.

He is a very pedestrian writer and Ovid is far from that.

It will become a pedestrian mall during the games, wooing visitors with the now-ubiquitous coffee franchises and sushi bars.

The adumbration of pedestrian figures by a kind of blurred notation seems to be entirely new in art.

The other, Portland, has five employees in its pedestrian program.

Where pedestrian volumes were heavy, walkers should have special pedestrian routes.

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