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ferry

noun [C] uk   /ˈfer.i/ (also ferry boat) us  
B1 a boat or ship for taking passengers and often vehicles across an area of water, especially as a regular service: a car ferry We're going across to France by/on the ferry. We took the ferry to Calais.Passenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft

ferry

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈfer.i/ us  
to transport people or goods in a vehicle, especially regularly and often: I spend most of my time ferrying the children about.Driving and operating road vehiclesTransferring and transporting objects
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