beach Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"beach" in British English

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beachnoun [C]

uk   us   /biːtʃ/
A1 an ​area of ​sand or ​smallstones near the ​sea or another ​area of ​water such as a ​lake: We ​spent the ​day on the beach. a beach ​café a beach ​towel
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beachverb [T]

uk   us   /biːtʃ/
to ​pull or ​force a ​boat, etc. out of the ​water onto the ​land: The ​boat had been beached near the ​rocks.
(Definition of beach from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beachnoun [C]

 us   /bitʃ/
a ​flat, ​slopingarea of ​sand or ​smallstones beside the ​sea or a ​lake: Let’s go to the beach.
(Definition of beach from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beach”
in Korean 해변…
in Arabic شاطيء…
in Malaysian pantai…
in French plage…
in Russian пляж…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海濱,湖濱, 海灘,沙灘…
in Italian spiaggia…
in Turkish plaj…
in Polish plaża…
in Spanish playa…
in Vietnamese bãi biển…
in Portuguese praia…
in Thai ชายหาด…
in German der Strand…
in Catalan platja…
in Japanese 浜, 海辺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海滨,湖滨, 海滩,沙滩…
in Indonesian pantai…
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