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ferry

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈfer.i/ (also ferry boat)
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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verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /ˈfer.i/
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 Arabic عَبَّارة…
in Korean 페리, 여객선…
in Malaysian menyeberangkan…
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 Vietnamese chuyên chở (bằng phà)…
in Spanish transportar…
in Portuguese balsa, barca…
in Thai รับส่งข้ามฟาก…
in German übersetzen…
in Catalan ferri…
in Japanese フェリー…
in Indonesian mengangkut…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指定期的)渡船,轮渡…
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