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English definition of “launch”

launch

noun [C] (BOAT)    /lɔːntʃ/ US  /lɑːntʃ/
a boat that has an engine and carries passengers for short distances , especially on a lake or a river , or from the land to a larger boat Boats and sailing craftPassenger, cargo and military ships
(Definition of launch noun (BOAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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