Meaning of “coastal” in the English Dictionary

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"coastal" in British English

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coastaladjective

uk /ˈkəʊ.stəl/ us /ˈkoʊ.stəl/

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

"coastal" in American English

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coastaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈkoʊ·stəl/

near the coast:

coastal waters
coastal communities

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