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gangplanknoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡæŋ.plæŋk/ us   /ˈɡæŋ.plæŋk/
a board or similar object put between a boat or ship and the land, so that people can get on and off
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gangplanknoun [C]

us   /ˈɡæŋˌplæŋk/ also gangway, /ˈɡæŋˌweɪ/
a board or similar object put between a ship and the land so that people can get on and off
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