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fleetnoun [C]

uk   /fliːt/ us   /fliːt/
  • fleet noun [C] (SHIPS)

C1 a group of ships, or all of the ships in a country's navy: a fleet of 20 sailing ships a fishing fleet The entire Spanish fleet was defeated within 6 hours.

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fleetadjective

uk   /fliːt/ us   /fliːt/ literary
(Definition of fleet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fleetnoun [C]

us   /flit/
  • fleet noun [C] (SHIPS)

all the ships in the navy of a country, or a number of ships operating as a unit within a navy
  • fleet noun [C] (VEHICLES)

a number of aircraft, buses, cars, or other vehicles under the control of one company or organization: He owns a fleet of taxis.
(Definition of fleet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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fleetnoun [C]

uk   /fliːt/ us   TRANSPORT
a number of cars, buses, planes, etc. under the control of one person or organization: The company has around 1000 buses in its fleet. a fleet of 20 corporate jets a vehicle/aircraft/bus fleet car rental fleets
a group of boats or ships travelling together: a fleet of yachts
(Definition of fleet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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