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English definition of “berth”

berth

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.Parts of ships and boatsTrains and parts of trainsBeds and parts of beds

berth

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.Arriving and departing by boat or ship
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