(Brit) a path across a road marked as a crossing for pedestrians US and Canadian name crosswalk See also zebra crossing, pelican crossing
[puh-des-tree-uh-niz-uh m] /pəˈdɛs tri əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the exercise or practice of walking. 2. commonplace or prosaic manner, quality, etc.
[puh-des-tree-uh-nahyz] /pəˈdɛs tri əˌnaɪz/ verb (used without object), pedestrianized, pedestrianizing. 1. to go on foot; walk. /pɪˈdɛstrɪəˌnaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to convert (a street) into an area for the use of pedestrians only, by excluding all motor vehicles
noun 1. . [ped-wey] /ˈpɛdˌweɪ/ noun 1. a walkway, usually enclosed, permitting to go from building to building, as in an urban center, without passing through traffic.
1. a combining form meaning “foot,” used in the formation of compound words: pediform. /ˈpɛdɪ/ noun 1. Also called Northern Sotho. a member of a subgroup of the Sotho people resident in the Transvaal 2. the dialect of Sotho spoken by this people combining form 1. indicating the foot: pedicure