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English definition of “freshwater”

freshwater

adjective [before noun]     /ˈfreʃˌwɔː.tər/ US  /-ˌwɑː.t̬ɚ/
living in or containing water that is not salty: freshwater fish a freshwater lake/river → Compare salt waterWater in general
(Definition of freshwater adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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