the merchant navy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the merchant navynoun [S]

uk   us   UK (US the merchant marine)
TRANSPORT the ​ships of a country that are used for ​trading rather than for military ​purposes
(Definition of the merchant navy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (一个国家的)全部商船,商船队…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一個國家的)全部商船,商船隊…
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