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quaynoun [C]

uk   /kiː/  us   /kiː/
a long structure, usually built of stone, where boats can be tied up to take on and off their goods
(Definition of quay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quaynoun [C]

 us   /ki, keɪ, kweɪ/
a long, usually stone structure beside water, where boats can be tied up and their goods can be loaded or unloaded
(Definition of quay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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quaynoun [C]

uk   us   /kiː/
TRANSPORT a long structure, usually built of stone, where boats can be tied up to take on and off their goods: The dock area was full of dilapidated warehouses and quays.
(Definition of quay from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quay”
in Korean 부두…
in Arabic رَصيف الميناء…
in Malaysian bagan…
in French quai…
in Russian причал…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泊岸,碼頭…
in Italian banchina, molo…
in Turkish rıhtım, iskele…
in Polish nabrzeże…
in Spanish embarcadero, muelle…
in Vietnamese bến cảng…
in Portuguese cais…
in Thai ท่าเรือ…
in German der Kai…
in Catalan moll…
in Japanese 波止場, 埠(ふ)頭…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驳岸,码头…
in Indonesian dermaga…
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