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English definition of “boat”


noun [C]     /bəʊt/ US  /boʊt/
A1 a small vehicle for travelling on water : a rowing / sailing boat a fishing boat We took turns to row the boat up the river .Boats and sailing craftPassenger, cargo and military ships informal a ship : Are you travelling by boat or by air ? I'm taking the boat from Dover to Calais.Passenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft
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