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submarine

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌsʌb.məˈriːn/ /ˈsʌb.mə.riːn/ (informal sub)
a ship that can travel underwater: a nuclear submarine a submarine base/commander
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adjective uk   us   /ˌsʌb.məˈriːn/ /ˈsʌb.mə.riːn/ specialized
existing below the surface of the sea
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