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"quay" in British English

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quaynoun [C]

uk   us   /kiː/
a ​longstructure, usually ​built of ​stone, where ​boats can be ​tied up to take on and off ​theirgoods
(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 ​stonestructure beside ​water, where ​boats can be ​tied up and ​theirgoods 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 ​longstructure, usually ​built of stone, where boats can be ​tied up to take on and off their ​goods: The ​dockarea 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 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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