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"waterfront" in British English

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waterfrontnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.frʌnt/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/
a ​part of a ​town that is next to an ​area of ​water such as a ​river or the ​sea : She ​owns a ​populartouristrestaurant on the town's waterfront.
(Definition of waterfront from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"waterfront" in American English

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waterfrontnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɔ·t̬ərˌfrʌnt, ˈwɑt̬·ər-/
a ​part of a ​town next to an ​area of ​water such as a ​lake, a ​river, or the ​ocean
(Definition of waterfront from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waterfront”
in Chinese (Simplified) (城镇的)滨水区,水边地…
in Turkish sahil, su kenarı, kıyı…
in Russian прибрежная часть города…
in Chinese (Traditional) (城鎮的)濱水區,水邊地…
in Polish wybrzeże, nabrzeże…
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