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English definition of “ford”

ford

noun [C] uk   /fɔːd/ us    /fɔːrd/
an area in a river or stream that is not deep and can be crossed on foot or in a vehicleWatercourses and waterfalls

ford

verb [T] uk   /fɔːd/ us    /fɔːrd/
to cross a river, where it is not deep, on foot or in a vehicleCrossing and moving through
fordable
adjective uk   /ˈfɔː.də.bl̩/ us    /ˈfɔːr-/
The river wasn't fordable because of all the recent rainfall.Watercourses and waterfalls
(Definition of ford from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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