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helmnoun [C]

 us   /helm/
the ​handle or ​wheel that ​controls the ​direction in which a ​ship or ​boattravels
(Definition of helm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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helmnoun

uk   us   /helm/
at the helm (of sth) in ​charge of a ​company or ​organization: After 20 ​years at the helm, she intends to ​retire in September.
take the helm to take ​control of a ​company or ​organization: In January, a new ​president will take the helm.
(Definition of helm from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “helm”
in Spanish timón…
in Vietnamese bánh lái…
in Malaysian kemudi…
in Thai พวงมาลัยเรือ…
in French barre…
in German das Steuerruder…
in Chinese (Simplified) 舵柄, 舵轮…
in Turkish (gemi) dümen…
in Russian штурвал, руль…
in Indonesian kemudi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舵柄, 舵輪…
in Polish ster…
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