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noun [C] uk   /bɜːθ/  us   /bɝːθ/
a bed in a boat, train, etc., or a place for a ship or boat to stay in a port: She booked a berth on the ferry from Palermo to Naples.


verb [I or T] uk   /bɜːθ/  us   /bɝːθ/
If a ship or boat berths or if you berth it somewhere, it is tied up and stays in that place: The ship berthed at Sydney.
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