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astern

adverb uk   /əˈstɜːn/  us   /-ˈstɝːn/
behind a ship, or going backwards when in a ship
Translations of “astern”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在船的尾部, 向船的尾部…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在船的尾部, 向船的尾部…
(Definition of astern from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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