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aground

adjective [after verb] uk   /əˈɡraʊnd/ us  
If a boat or ship is aground, it is unable to move because it is touching ground or in a place where there is very little water: The ship is currently aground off the Brittany coast.Terms for location and direction used at sea
aground
adverb uk   us  
The oil tanker ran/went aground on a mud bank in thick fog.Terms for location and direction used at sea
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