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the merchant navy

noun [S]
 
 
UK ( US the merchant marine)
TRANSPORT the ships of a country that are used for trading rather than for military purposes
Translations of “the merchant navy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (一個國家的)全部商船,商船隊…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一个国家的)全部商船,商船队…
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