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"gondola" in British English

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gondolanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡɒn.dəl.ə/ us /ˈɡɑːn.dəl.ə/

a narrow boat with a raised point at both ends, used on canals in Venice

in a cable car, ski lift, amusement park ride, etc., a hanging part that people sit or travel in

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

"gondola" in American English

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gondolanoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡɑn·də·lə, ɡɑnˈdoʊ-/

gondola noun [ C ] (CONTAINER)

a container in which passengers travel, esp. one hung from a thick wire which moves up a mountain:

The gondolas seat 12 skiers and move at 14 miles per hour.

gondola noun [ C ] (BOAT)

a long, narrow boat with a flat bottom and raised points at both ends, moved along by a person with a pole at the back end

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

"gondola" in Business English

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gondolanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡɒndələ/ us MARKETING

a large set of shelves on which goods are displayed in a supermarket

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