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Meaning of “houseboat” in the English Dictionary

"houseboat" in British English

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houseboatnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhaʊs.bəʊt/  us   /-boʊt/
a ​boat that ​people use as ​theirhome, often ​kept in one ​place on a ​river or canal
(Definition of houseboat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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houseboatnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑʊsˌboʊt/
a ​boat that ​people can use as ​theirhome
(Definition of houseboat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “houseboat”
in Arabic عَوّامة, دَهبِيّة…
in Korean 선상 가옥…
in Portuguese casa flutuante…
in Catalan casa flotant…
in Japanese ハウスボート(家のように生活できるボート)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 居住船,船屋…
in Turkish yüzer ev…
in Russian плавучий дом…
in Chinese (Traditional) 船屋…
in Italian casa galleggiante…
in Polish łódź lub barka mieszkalna…
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