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aviate

[ ey-vee-eyt, av-ee- ]
/ 藞e瑟 vi藢e瑟t, 藞忙v i- /
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verb (used with or without object), a路vi路at路ed, a路vi路at路ing.
to fly or fly in an aircraft.
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Origin of aviate

First recorded in 1885鈥90; back formation from aviation
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British Dictionary definitions for aviate

aviate
/ (藞e瑟v瑟藢e瑟t) /

verb
to pilot or fly in an aircraft
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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