Meaning of “the dockside” in the English Dictionary

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"the dockside" in British English

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the docksidenoun [ S ]

uk /ˈdɒk.saɪd/ us /ˈdɑːk.saɪd/

Examples from literature

  • As the train drew up on the dockside, he was getting his hand traps together, when the carriage door was wrenched open and a young man jumped in. 

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

"dockside" in Business English

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docksidenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈdɒksaɪd/ us TRANSPORT

the area next to a dock where goods can be stored before being put onto or taken off ships:

Huge blue cranes line the dockside.
Some restaurants keep their costs down by buying fish directly from fishermen at dockside.
the dockside price/value

(Definition of “dockside” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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