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English definition of “fleet”

fleet

noun [C] (SHIPS)    /fliːt/
C1 a group of ships, or all of the ships in a country's navy: a fleet of 20 sailing ships a fishing fleet The British fleet sailed from Southampton early this morning.The NavyBoats in general
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