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Meaning of “maritime” in the English Dictionary

"maritime" in British English

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maritimeadjective

uk   us   /ˈmær.ɪ.taɪm/ formal
connected with ​humanactivity at ​sea: Amalfi and Venice were ​important maritime ​powers. Make ​sure you ​visit the maritime museum if you're ​interested in anything to do with ​ships or ​seafaring. near the ​sea or ​coast: The ​temperaturechange in ​winter is less ​pronounced in maritime ​areas.
(Definition of maritime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"maritime" in American English

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maritimeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈmær·ɪˌtɑɪm/
connected with ​ships or the ​sea, or being near the ​sea: a maritime ​museum
(Definition of maritime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"maritime" in Business English

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maritimeadjective

uk   us   /ˈmærɪtaɪm/
TRANSPORT connected with ​humanactivity at sea: Negotiators ​focused on the three pillars of maritime ​transport: ​internationalshipping, maritime ​auxiliaryservices, and ​access to and use of ​portfacilities. maritime ​industry/​workers/​authorities
near the sea or ​coast: maritime area/climate The temperature ​change in winter is less pronounced in maritime ​areas.
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(Definition of maritime from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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