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reefnoun [C]

uk   /riːf/ us   /riːf/
a line of rocks or sand just above or just below the surface of the sea, often dangerous to ships: a dangerous offshore reef a coral reef
(Definition of reef from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reefnoun [C]

us   /rif/
a line of rocks or sand at or near the surface of the sea: a coral reef
(Definition of reef from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reef”
in Vietnamese đá ngầm…
in Spanish arrecife…
in Malaysian batu karang…
in Thai แนวหินโสโครก…
in French récif…
in German das Riff…
in Chinese (Traditional) 礁, 暗礁, 礁脈…
in Russian риф…
in Turkish sığ kayalık, resif…
in Chinese (Simplified) 礁, 暗礁, 礁脉…
in Indonesian karang…
in Polish rafa…
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