Meaning of “barge” in the English Dictionary

"barge" in British English

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bargeverb [ I or T, usually + adv/prep ]

uk /bɑːdʒ/ us /bɑːrdʒ/

Phrasal verb(s)

bargenoun [ C ]

uk /bɑːdʒ/ us /bɑːrdʒ/

a long boat with a flat bottom, used for carrying heavy objects on rivers or canals

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

"barge" in American English

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bargenoun [ C ]

us /bɑrdʒ/

barge noun [ C ] (BOAT)

a long boat with a flat bottom, used for carrying heavy loads

barge verb [ I always + adv/prep ] (HURRY)

to force your way rudely or suddenly and quickly:

You ought to knock instead of just barging into my office.

(Definition of “barge” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)