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the high seasnoun [plural]

uk   us  
the ​seas that are not ​controlled by any ​country
(Definition of the high seas from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the high seas" in Business English

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the high seasnoun [plural]

uk   us  
the ​areas of the oceans that are not ​controlled by any country: The ​rising problem of ​piracy on the high seas has ​led the Foreign Officer Minister to ​call for ​globalaction.
(Definition of the high seas from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 公海…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公海…
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