Meaning of “maritime” in the English Dictionary

"maritime" in British English

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maritimeadjective

uk /ˈmær.ɪ.taɪm/ us /ˈmer.ə.taɪm/ formal

connected with human activity 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 temperature change in winter is less pronounced in maritime areas.

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(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 /ˈmærɪtaɪm/ us

TRANSPORT connected with human activity at sea:

Negotiators focused on the three pillars of maritime transport: international shipping, maritime auxiliary services, and access to and use of port facilities.

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)