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"moor" in British English

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moornoun [C]

uk   /mɔːr/ /mʊər/  us   /mʊr/
an ​openarea of ​hillscovered with ​roughgrass, ​especially in ​Britain: the Yorkshire moors

moorverb [I or T]

uk   /mɔːr/ /mʊər/  us   /mʊr/
to ​tie a ​boat so that it ​stays in the same ​place: We moored ​further up the ​river. We moored the ​boat to a ​largetreeroot.

Moornoun [C]

(Definition of moor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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moorverb [I/T]

 us   /mʊr/
to ​attach a ​boat or ​ship to something on ​land or to the ​surface under the ​water to ​keep it in ​place: [I/T] We moored (the ​boat) ​further up the ​river.
(Definition of moor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “moor”
in Korean 황야…
in Arabic أرض بور…
in Malaysian mur…
in French lande…
in Russian местность, поросшая вереском…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高沼, 荒野, 曠野…
in Italian brughiera…
in Turkish fundalık, fundalık arazi, çalılık…
in Polish wrzosowisko…
in Spanish páramo…
in Vietnamese đồng hoang…
in Portuguese urzal, charneca…
in Thai ทุ่งโล่ง…
in German das Ödland…
in Catalan erm…
in Japanese 荒れ地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高沼, 荒野, 旷野…
in Indonesian tanah kosong…
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