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wharfnoun [C]

uk   /wɔːf/  us   /wɔːrf/ (plural wharves)
an area like a wide wall built near the edge of the sea or a river where ships can be tied and goods can be taken off them: Canary Wharf
Translations of “wharf”
in Arabic رَصيف الميناء…
in Korean 부두…
in Malaysian dermaga…
in French quai…
in Turkish iskele, rıhtım…
in Italian banchina, molo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 碼頭, 停泊處…
in Russian верфь, причал…
in Polish nabrzeże…
in Vietnamese cầu tầu…
in Spanish muelle…
in Portuguese cais, píer…
in Thai ท่าเรือ…
in German der Kai…
in Catalan moll…
in Japanese 波止場…
in Indonesian dermaga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 码头, 停泊处…
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