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Meaning of “marine” in the English Dictionary

"marine" in British English

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marineadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /məˈriːn/
related to the ​sea or ​seatransport: The ​oilslickseriouslythreatens marine life around the ​islands. Marine biologists are ​concerned about the ​effects of ​untreatedsewage that is ​flowing into ​coastalwaters. One ​plane, a marine F18, was ​lost in the ​raid. The Central ​harbourarea will be ​closed to all marine ​traffic from 3.45 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
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marinenoun [C]

uk   us   /məˈriːn/
a ​soldier who ​worksclosely with the ​navy and is ​trainedespecially for ​militaryoperations on ​land that ​begin from the ​sea
(Definition of marine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"marine" in American English

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marineadjective [not gradable]

 us   /məˈrin/
of or near the ​sea: a marine ​biologist The ​oilslick threatened marine ​life around the ​islands.

Marinenoun [C]

 us   /məˈrin/
a ​member of the ​UnitedStates Marine Corps, a ​part of the US ​militaryforces that consists of ​soldiers who ​operate on ​land and ​sea
(Definition of marine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"marine" in Business English

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marineadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /məˈriːn/
TRANSPORT related to the sea or sea ​transport: The ​oilslick seriously threatens marine ​life around the islands. Over the ​years we have been rather shortsighted about ​protecting our marine ​environment. a marine ​engineer/biologist/ecologist
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(Definition of marine from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “marine”
in Spanish marino, marítimo…
in Vietnamese thuộc biển…
in Malaysian marin…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับทะเล…
in French marin…
in German Meer-…, See-……
in Chinese (Simplified) 海(洋)的, 航海的, 海运的…
in Turkish denize ait, denizden…
in Russian морской…
in Indonesian laut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海(洋)的, 航海的, 海運的…
in Polish morski…
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