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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 ​flyaircraft carrier An aircraft ​carrier is a ​largeship with a ​long, ​flatsurface 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 ​carrygoods 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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