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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)

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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)
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