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beachnoun [C]

uk   us   /biːtʃ/
A1 an area of sand or small stones near the sea or another area of water such as a lake: We spent the day on the beach. a beach café a beach towel
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beachverb [T]

uk   us   /biːtʃ/
to pull or force a boat, etc. out of the water onto the land: The boat had been beached near the rocks.
Translations of “beach”
in Arabic شاطيء…
in Korean 해변…
in Malaysian pantai…
in French plage…
in Turkish plaj…
in Italian spiaggia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海濱,湖濱, 海灘,沙灘…
in Russian пляж…
in Polish plaża…
in Vietnamese bãi biển…
in Spanish playa…
in Portuguese praia…
in Thai ชายหาด…
in German der Strand…
in Catalan platja…
in Japanese 浜, 海辺…
in Indonesian pantai…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海滨,湖滨, 海滩,沙滩…
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