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trip

1. 
a. any catch on a mechanism that acts as a switch
b. (as modifier): trip button
2. a surge in the conditions of a chemical or other automatic process resulting in an instability
3. Informal a hallucinogenic drug experience

trip

[trip]
(engineering)
To release a lever or set free a mechanism.
(mining engineering)
The line of cars hauled by mules or by motor, or run on a slope, plane, or sprag road.
An automatic arrangement for dumping cars.
(ordnance)
Part of the mechanism of some firearms, released by the action of the trigger.
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However, sources at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) said that foreign trips of civil servants had been reduced significantly after the introduction of the directive.
London is the only place in England where fewer than half of all trips involve the car.
It showed how London is the only place in England where fewer than half of all trips involve the car.
On September 21, he left from the US to the UK for the fourth medical trip and returned to Nigeria on September 25, 2017.
Residents have petitioned the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate the source of the funds for the trips.
In the observed period around 123,000 persons or 7% of the resident population aged 15 years or more went on at least one business (or study) trip, which is 2 percentage points more than in the same period of the previous year.
The data of the European statistics broadly coincide with the data of NSI about the trips of the Bulgarians in the past 2017 - the biggest share was the trips of the Bulgarians inside the country (about 85% of all trips).
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Lithuanians spent the least amount of money per business trip. In all, people from Lithuania made 89,000 business trips to the UK in 2016, but only spent an average of PS78 on each one.
Those from Australia spent the most per business trip to the UK
Australia spent per to the UK TOP COUNTRIES FOR BUSINESS TOURISM TO THE UK (BY NUMBER OF TRIPS)
Some 9.1m people visited spent on business increased by 2012-16 the UK in 2016 for business purposes, spending an average PS593 per trip.