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"shore" in British English

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shorenoun

uk   /ʃɔːr/  us   /ʃɔːr/
B1 [C or U] the land along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river: You can walk for miles along the shore. The boat was about a mile from/off (the) shore when the engine suddenly died.
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on shore
on the land and not in a ship: We waited until we were on shore before repairing the sails.
shores [plural] literary
a country or continent with a coast: In 1992, Britain played host to the first multi-racial South African team to visit these shores.

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

"shore" in American English

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shorenoun [C/U]

 us   /ʃɔr, ʃoʊr/
the land along the edge of the sea, a lake, or a wide river: [U] We rode into the city along the shore of Lake Washington. [pl] Although it happened far from our shores (= this country), the disaster has affected many Americans.
(Definition of shore from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shore”
in Korean 해안…
in Arabic شاطىء…
in Malaysian pesisir…
in French rivage…
in Russian берег…
in Chinese (Traditional) (海、湖或大河的)濱,岸…
in Italian riva…
in Turkish sahil, kıyı, deniz kenarı…
in Polish brzeg, wybrzeże…
in Spanish orilla, costa, playa…
in Vietnamese bờ biển…
in Portuguese orla…
in Thai ชายฝั่ง…
in German das Ufer…
in Catalan vora, riba…
in Japanese 岸, 海岸, 湖畔…
in Chinese (Simplified) (海、湖或大河的)滨,岸…
in Indonesian pantai…
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