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harbournoun [C or U]

UK US harbor uk   /ˈhɑː.bər/ us   /ˈhɑːr.bɚ/
B1 an area of water next to the coast, often protected from the sea by a thick wall, where ships and boats can shelter: Our hotel room overlooked a pretty little fishing harbour.
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harbourverb [T]

UK US harbor uk   /ˈhɑː.bər/ us   /ˈhɑːr.bɚ/
(Definition of harbour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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harbournoun [C]

US harbor uk   /ˈhɑːbər/ us   TRANSPORT
an area of water near land where ships can stay safely and which may have equipment and services for shipping
(Definition of harbour from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “harbour”
in Korean 항구…
in Arabic مَرْفأ…
in Malaysian pelabuhan…
in French port…
in Russian гавань, порт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 港口, 港灣…
in Italian porto…
in Turkish liman…
in Polish port…
in Spanish puerto…
in Vietnamese cảng…
in Portuguese porto, ancoradouro…
in Thai ท่าเรือ…
in German der Hafen…
in Catalan port…
in Japanese (英)港, 港湾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 港口, 港湾…
in Indonesian bandar…
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