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English definition of “yacht”

yacht

noun [C]     /jɒt/ US  /jɑːt/
B2 a boat with sails and sometimes an engine , used for either racing or travelling on for pleasure : a luxury yacht the yacht club Boats and sailing craftPassenger, cargo and military ships
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