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avenue

av·e·nue

avenue

 
pronunciation:
ae v nu
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a street, esp. a wide one.
Pedestrians have a difficult time crossing the avenue during rush hour.
synonyms:
boulevard, concourse
similar words:
drive, highway, road, street, strip, thoroughfare, way
definition 2: a way of reaching an objective.
He pursued every avenue for a solution.
synonyms:
path, road
similar words:
channel, entrée, means, passage, way
Word Parts
The word avenue contains the following part:
veni, vent, ven, -vene Latin root that means to come