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shipwreck

noun [C/U]  /ˈʃɪpˌrek/ ( also wreck) us  
the destruction or sinking of a ship at sea, or a ship destroyed this way: [C] Fog in the area caused many shipwrecks.
shipwreck
verb [T]  /ˈʃɪpˌrek/ us  
The crew was shipwrecked off the coast of Newfoundland.
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