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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 to the Channel Islands by/on the ferry. We took the ferry to Calais.
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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 around.
Translations of “ferry”
in Korean 페리, 여객선…
in Arabic عَبَّارة…
in French (faire) traverser…
in Turkish feribot, araba vapuru…
in Italian traghetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指定期的)渡船,渡輪…
in Russian паром…
in Polish prom…
in Spanish transportar…
in Portuguese balsa, barca…
in German übersetzen…
in Catalan ferri…
in Japanese フェリー…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指定期的)渡船,轮渡…
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