Meaning of “shipwreck” in the English Dictionary

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

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shipwrecknoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈʃɪpˌrek/ also wreck

the destruction or sinking of a ship at sea, or a ship destroyed this way:

[ C ] Fog in the area caused many shipwrecks.
verb [ T ] us /ˈʃɪpˌrek/

The crew was shipwrecked off the coast of Newfoundland.

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