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yachtnoun [C]

uk   /jɒt/  us   /jɑːt/
B2 a ​boat with ​sails and sometimes an ​engine, used for either ​racing or ​travelling on for ​pleasure: a ​luxury yacht a yacht club

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

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yachtnoun [C]

 us   /jɑt/
a ​large and usually ​expensiveboat, used for ​racing or for ​traveling around for ​pleasure: Now he’s had to ​sell his yacht, his ​place in the Bahamas, his wife’s ​diamonds.
(Definition of yacht from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “yacht”
in Korean 요트…
in Arabic يَخْت…
in Malaysian perahu layar…
in French (de) yacht…
in Russian яхта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帆船, 快艇, 遊艇…
in Italian yacht, panfilo…
in Turkish yat, tekne…
in Polish jacht…
in Spanish yate…
in Vietnamese du thuyền…
in Portuguese iate…
in Thai เรือยอชท์…
in German die Jacht, Segel-……
in Catalan iot…
in Japanese ヨット…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帆船, 快艇, 游艇…
in Indonesian perahu pesiar…
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