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English definition of “dock”

dock

verb     /dɒk/
[I or T] TRANSPORT if a ship docks, it arrives at a dock and if someone docks a ship, they bring it into a dock: The trawler docked in Cairns and the cod was delivered to the filleting factory.
[T] to reduce an amount of money that is given to someone: dock sb's wages/pay They have their pay docked if the work is not finished on time.dock sth off sth Some groups deduct the annual fee from the underlying fund's income while others dock it off capital.
(Definition of dock verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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