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English definition of “quarterdeck”

quarterdeck

noun [C]     /ˈkwɔː.tə.dek/ US  /ˈkwɑː.t̬ɚ-/
the highest part of the deck at the back of a ship : The quarterdeck is usually reserved for officers .Parts of ships and boats
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