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cruise

noun [C] uk   /kruːz/ us  
B1 a journey on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places
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  • They're going on a cruise round the Med.
  • They've just set off on a round-the-world cruise.

cruise

verb uk   /kruːz/ us  
B2 [I] to travel on ships for pleasure [I] If a ship or aircraft cruises, it travels at a continuous speed. [I or T] slang to go around public places looking for someone to have sex with: He spends the weekends cruising the bars.
cruising
noun [U] uk   /ˈkruː.zɪŋ/ us  
Mediterranean/luxury cruising a popular cruising area/ground
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