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Meaning of “ashore” in the English Dictionary

"ashore" in British English

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ashoreadverb

uk   /əˈʃɔːr/  us   /-ˈʃɔːr/
towards or onto ​land from an ​area of ​water: We ​swam ashore. A few ​pieces of ​wood had ​washed ashore. Strong ​windsblew the ​ship ashore.
(Definition of ashore from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ashore" in American English

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ashoreadverb [not gradable]

 us   /əˈʃɔr, əˈʃoʊr/
toward or onto ​land from an ​area of ​water, or on ​land after coming from an ​area of ​water: Julie ​jumped off the ​boat and ​swam ashore.
(Definition of ashore from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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