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breakwaternoun [C]

uk   /ˈbreɪkˌwɔː.tər/  us   /-ˌwɑː.t̬ɚ/
a very ​largewall that is ​built from the ​coast out into the ​sea to ​protect a ​beach or harbour from ​bigwaves
(Definition of breakwater from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “breakwater”
in Chinese (Simplified) 防波堤…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防波堤…
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