Meaning of “sailing” in the English Dictionary

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"sailing" in British English

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sailingnoun

uk /ˈseɪ.lɪŋ/ us /ˈseɪ.lɪŋ/

A2 [ U ] the sport or activity of using boats with sails:

the sailing club
She loves to go sailing.

[ C ] an occasion when a ship leaves a port:

There are frequent sailings to Staten Island.

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

"sailing" in American English

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sailingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈseɪ·lɪŋ/

the sport or activity of using boats with sails:

I never really got into sailing.

(Definition of “sailing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)