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submarine

noun [C] uk   /ˌsʌb.məˈriːn/ /ˈsʌb.mə.riːn/ (informal sub) us  
a ship that can travel underwater: a nuclear submarine a submarine base/commanderThe NavyPassenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft

submarine

adjective uk   /ˌsʌb.məˈriːn/ /ˈsʌb.mə.riːn/ specialized us  
existing below the surface of the seaSeas and oceans
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