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Meaning of “coast” in the English Dictionary

"coast" in British English

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coastnoun [C]

uk   /kəʊst/  us   /koʊst/
B1 the ​land next to or ​close to the ​sea: Rimini is a ​thrivingresort on the ​east coast of Italy. The ​accidenthappened three ​miles off the coast (= in the ​sea three ​miles from ​land). We ​spent a ​week by/on the coast (= by the ​sea).coast to coast from one ​side of the ​country to the other: We ​travelledacrossAmerica coast to coast. mainly US in every ​part of a ​country: The ​visitingpoliticianreceived coast-to-coast ​mediaattention.

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coastverb [I]

uk   /kəʊst/  us   /koʊst/
(Definition of coast from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coastnoun [C]

 us   /koʊst/
  • coast noun [C] (LAND)

the ​land next to or ​close to the ​sea: We ​lived on the ​southeast coast of Florida.

coastverb [I]

 us   /koʊst/
  • coast verb [I] (MOVE EASILY)

(of a ​vehicle) to ​continuemoving from ​its own ​forwardforce, without the ​addition of any ​power: He coasted to a ​stop. To coast is also to ​advance without ​effort: She coasted through her ​senioryear of high ​school.
(Definition of coast from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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coastnoun [C]

uk   us   /kəʊst/
the ​land next to or ​close to the sea: The ​oil spill ​happened just off the Spanish coast.the east/west coast He ​grew up on the west coast, in California.
coast to coast TRANSPORT from one coast of a country or ​continent to the ​opposite coast: We ​travelled across America coast to coast. mainly US in every ​part of a country: Our ​products are ​sought after from coast to coast for their ​accuracy and ​reliability.
(Definition of coast from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coast”
in Korean 해안…
in Arabic سَاحِل…
in Malaysian pantai…
in French cte…
in Russian побережье…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海岸, 沿海地區…
in Italian costa…
in Turkish sahil, kıyı, deniz kenarı…
in Polish wybrzeże…
in Spanish costa, litoral…
in Vietnamese bờ biển…
in Portuguese costa…
in Thai ชายฝั่ง…
in German die Küste…
in Catalan costa…
in Japanese 海岸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海岸, 沿海地区…
in Indonesian pantai…
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