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port

noun  us   /pɔrt, poʊrt/

port noun (CITY)

[C/U] a city or town that has a harbor (= sheltered area of water where ships can load or unload) on the sea or a river, or the harbor itself: [C] a fishing/naval port

port noun (CONNECTION)

[C] technology a part of a computer where wires can be connected in order to control other pieces of equipment, such as a printer

port noun (LEFT)

[U] the left side of a ship or aircraft as you are facing forward
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