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"gondola" in British English

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gondolanoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡɒn.dəl.ə/  us   /ˈɡɑːn-/
a ​narrowboat with a ​raisedpoint at both ​ends, used on canals in Venice in a cablecar, skilift, amusementparkride, etc., a ​hangingpart that ​peoplesit 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 ​passengerstravel, esp. one ​hung from a ​thickwire which moves up a ​mountain: The gondolas ​seat 12 skiers and move at 14 ​milesperhour.
  • gondola noun [C] (BOAT)

a ​long, ​narrowboat with a ​flatbottom and ​raisedpoints 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   us   /ˈɡɒndələ/ 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)
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