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berthnoun [C]

uk   /bɜːθ/  us   /bɝːθ/
a ​bed in a ​boat, ​train, etc., or a ​place for a ​ship or ​boat to ​stay in a ​port: She ​booked a berth on the ​ferry from Palermo to Naples.

berthverb [I or T]

uk   /bɜːθ/  us   /bɝːθ/
If a ​ship or ​boat berths or if you berth it ​somewhere, it is ​tied up and ​stays in that ​place: The ​ship berthed at Sydney.
(Definition of berth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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berthnoun [C]

 us   /bɜrθ/
a ​bed in a ​boat or ​train, or a ​place for a ​ship or ​boat to ​stay in a ​port
(Definition of berth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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