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Meaning of "public footpath" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PUBLIC FOOTPATH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PUBLIC FOOTPATH

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adjective
verb
adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Public footpath is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PUBLIC FOOTPATH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

public footpath

Footpath

A footpath is a type of thoroughfare that is intended for use only by pedestrians, not other forms of traffic such as motorized vehicles and horses. They can be paths within an urban area, or rural paths through the countryside. Urban footpaths are usually paved, may have steps, are called alleys, lanes, steps, etc., and may be named. Other public rights of way, such as bridleways, byways, towpaths, and green lanes are also used by pedestrians.

Definition of public footpath in the English dictionary

The definition of public footpath in the dictionary is a footpath along which the public has right of way.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUBLIC FOOTPATH

public corporation
public debt
public defender
public domain
public enemy
public enemy number one
public enquiry
public enterprise
public examination
public expenditure
public gallery
public goods
public health
public health inspector
Public Health Service
public holiday
public house
public housing
public housing project
public inquiry

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUBLIC FOOTPATH

bicycle path
critical path
cycle path
flight path
footpath
garden path
glide path
homeopath
mean free path
multipath
naturopath
on the warpath
osteopath
path
psychopath
sociopath
telepath
to lead sb up the garden path
towpath
warpath

Synonyms and antonyms of public footpath in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «public footpath» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PUBLIC FOOTPATH

Find out the translation of public footpath to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of public footpath from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «public footpath» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

公众行人路
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sendero público
570 millions of speakers

English

public footpath
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सार्वजनिक पगडंडी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ممر العام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

общественного тропинка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

passeio público
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পাবলিক ফুটপাত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sentier public
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Laluan awam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

öffentlichen Fußweg
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

公共の歩道
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공공 보도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dalan umum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lối đi công cộng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொது நடைபாதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सार्वजनिक पदपथ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Halka açık patika
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sentiero pubblico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chodnik publicznego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

громадського стежина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cărare publice
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δημόσια μονοπάτι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

openbare voetpad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

allmän gångväg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

offentlig gangsti
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of public footpath

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUBLIC FOOTPATH»

The term «public footpath» is regularly used and occupies the 61.805 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PUBLIC FOOTPATH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about public footpath

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUBLIC FOOTPATH»

Discover the use of public footpath in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to public footpath and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Lost Villages of England
On private land, however a public footpath passes close to the site. Newtown, Isle of Wight (OS SZ424904) Accessible by road and public footpath. The Eastern Counties Segenhoe, Bedfordshire (OS SP981358) Accessible by public right of ...
Leigh Driver, 2009
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Walking in Bedfordshire
... at the half-way stage, at the crossing point of the figure-of-eight. Route: From the large free car park in Woburn, turn right along Park Street. On reaching large ornamental stone lions turn right at a public footpath signpost on a path that enters ...
Alan Castle, 2001
3
Essex Coastline: Then and Now
Paglesham Churchend At the far end of the dam, a public footpath leaves the sea -wall and heads southwards across the fields. This provides the last access to the coastline for almost three miles. The footpath inland leads to the village of ...
M.P.B. Fautley, J.H. Garon, 2004
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Naturally !:
Bridges come in a variety of shapes and sizes some consisting of just one wide plank. With the simpler variety it is usual to take the path over a shallow ditch perhaps no more than 18 inches deep. A public footpath. Some are well used and, ...
Kristell Corvellec, 2011
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The Preservation of Open Spaces, and of Footpaths, and Other ...
The only ground on which a public footpath can be wholly stopped without the substitution of another is that it is unnecessary. The question, therefore, whether it is unnecessary will be a subject for the consideration of the Parish Council or ...
Robert Hunter, 2011
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Cases Decided in the Court of Session
1*27. of their right to a public footpath along the banks of the river Clyde from Glasgow to Carmyle, which had been shut up in j Court, spring 1822 by Harvie, proprietor of the lands of Westhorn M'K. through which the footpath passed, the ...
Scotland. Court of Session, 1827
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Investigation and Management of Soft Rock Cliffs
And also in the event of any damage at any time hereafter happening to the said Undercliff and public footpath by sinking slipping or from any other cause whatsoever [the grantees] will with all reasonable speed thereafter repair and make ...
E. Mark Lee, Alan R. Clark, 2002
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Map and Compass: Cicerone Press
... so long as the new path is in good condition and is well OOGO RIGHTS OF WAY & ACCESS Information supplied by Peak District National Park Hun-L Public footpath with path on the ground Public footpath without path on the ground JJJ- ...
Pete Hawkins, 2013
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Observations upon the Case of A. Thornton who was tried at ...
... the pit is close to a public footpath; that is close to the public carriage road, separated only by a hedge; the pit is close to a stile, and the field in which the pit is, is a grass field; the field immediately before it is a ploughed field, through which is ...
Abraham THORNTON, 1819
10
Walking in Berkshire: 20 countryside walks
Turn leftbya public footpath sign(by Corbiereand opposite Westridge House). Turn right overa stile andcross the field to asqueezestile onthe top ofthe ridge ( nexttoa dead tree). Continue straight on across the field. Looking back there is a fine ...
Robert Wilson, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PUBLIC FOOTPATH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term public footpath is used in the context of the following news items.
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Heroin found dumped on public footpath in Galashiels
HEROIN with a potential street value of £1950 has been found on a public ... The recovery was made on Saturday evening (18th July) on a public footpath. «Border Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Landowner airs his views over impassable village footpath at centre …
A LANDOWNER has waded into a row over a public footpath which has been impassable for many years – and which campaigners are now hoping to reinstate. «Grimsby Telegraph, Jun 15»
3
Angling club delight after transformation of public footpath
The footpath also links in with the West Pennine Moors footpath network, so the improvements will make it easier for members of the public to access these ... «The Bolton News, Jun 15»
4
Heap of dead animals removed after being left by public footpath
A heap of dead animals which were left yards away from a public footpath near ... Wood – after reports from concerned members of the public, but upon arrival ... «Comet 24, May 15»
5
Woman attacked by gang on public footpath
A young woman was attacked by a gang as she walked along a public footpath. She was dragged to the ground from behind and then kicked as she made her ... «News & Star, Apr 15»
6
Farmer fined after walker trampled by cow on public footpath
A farmer has been ordered to pay £20,000 after a walker sustained life-threatening injuries when she was trampled by cows while walking on a public footpath. «FarmersWeekly, Mar 15»
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Pensioner slams council over public footpath repairs
A Brynaman pensioner has hit out Carmarthenshire County Council for failing to make a footpath safe for public use. John Cue, of 3 Maes y Deri, complained to ... «South Wales Guardian, Mar 15»
8
Court of Justice of the European Union
recorded without his consent while he was on the public footpath in front of M. Ryneš' house. The Nejvyšší správní soud (Supreme Administrative Court, Czech ... «EU News, Dec 14»
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'On the warpath': Endon public footpath blocked by 'fed-up …
ELDERLY residents have become involved in a dispute over their right to use a walkway at the end of their road. Pensioners living along Embers Way, in Endon, ... «Stoke Sentinel, Sep 14»
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Somerset farmer defends 'prison' style fence built to stop dog …
Ecologist Sue Everett said: 'Anyone thinking they will enjoy a nice country walk along the public footpath is now hemmed in by a horrific steel palisade fence.'. «Daily Mail, May 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Public footpath [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/public-footpath>. Nov 2019 ».
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