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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Situated on or coming from the other side of the Pacific Ocean.
  • adj. Spanning or crossing the Pacific Ocean.

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  • adj. on, from the other side of, spanning or crossing the Pacific Ocean

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Crossing the Pacific; also, across or beyond the Pacific.

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Examples

  • He called the transpacific trade zone agreement a model for the Asia-Pacific region and for other trade pacts.

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  • The transpacific was the largest market in terms of revenue, while

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  • "Since the company's last conference call, Asian freight markets have slowed and yields on transpacific cargo are moderating, as has the domestic U.S. Express parcel market and U.S. industrial production," Sterne Agee analysts Jeff Kauffman and Salvatore Vitale wrote in a report.

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  • I decided to save my upgrades for the US domestic legs, which are way uglier than the transpacific route.

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  • She was the ancient equivalent of someone who today makes a transatlantic or transpacific flight in business class.

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  • The biggest blow of all came when the transpacific route case, which had been deliberated for more than a decade by the Civil Aeronautics Board, was finally decided, making it possible for domestic airlines to apply for Pan Am's international routes.

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  • Others, mainly those trying to reach the United States or Asia, were heading for largely unaffected southern European airports, such as those in Spain, in the hope of buying new tickets and boarding transatlantic and transpacific flights.

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  • Others, mainly those trying to reach the United States or Asia, headed for largely unaffected southern European airports, such as those in Spain, in the hope of buying new tickets and boarding transatlantic and transpacific flights.

    European air traffic nears normal levels, new plume closes airports in Norway and Sweden

  • If United and Continental do merge, it would create the world's largest airline in terms of traffic, with a strong transpacific and transatlantic presence that would require big, long-haul capable jetliners such as the A350-XWB and the 787.

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  • Then, the eponymous hero's oriental mentor was a grateful transpacific immigrant who'd fought for America against the land of his fathers.

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