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anchorage

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈæŋ.kər.ɪdʒ/ us    /-kɚ-/
a place where a boat is or can be anchored: The bay is well known as a safe anchorage. a place where something is fastened firmly: UK rear seat belt anchorage points
Translations of “anchorage”
in Chinese (Traditional) 錨地, 固定處…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锚地, 固定处…
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