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"aircraft" in British English

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aircraftnoun [C]

uk   /ˈeə.krɑːft/  us   /ˈer.kræft/ (plural aircraft)
B2 any vehicle, with or without an engine, that can fly, such as a plane or helicopter: military aircraft

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(Definition of aircraft from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aircraft" in American English

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aircraftnoun [C]

 us   /ˈeərˌkræft/ (plural aircraft)
any vehicle made to fly
aircraft carrier
An aircraft carrier is a large ship with a long, flat surface where military aircraft can take off and land.
(Definition of aircraft from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"aircraft" in Business English

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aircraftnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈeəkrɑːft/ (plural aircraft)
TRANSPORT a vehicle such as a plane or a helicopter that can fly and carry goods or passengers: a commercial/passenger aircraft an aircraft maker/manufacturer/operator
(Definition of aircraft from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aircraft”
in Arabic طائِرة…
in Korean 항공기…
in Portuguese avião, aeronave…
in Catalan avió…
in Japanese 飛行機, 航空機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 飞机, 飞行器,航空器…
in Turkish uçabilen araç, uçak…
in Russian самолет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 飛機, 飛行器,航空器…
in Italian velivolo, aeromobile…
in Polish samolot…
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