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cruise ship

noun [C] uk   ( also cruise liner) us  
a large ship like a hotel, that people travel on for pleasure
Translations of “cruise ship”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大型遊輪…
in Russian корабль, совершающий круиз…
in Turkish büyük yolcu gemisi, transatlantik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大型游轮…
in Polish statek pasażerski…
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