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float

noun [C]
 
 
/fləʊt/
VEHICLE a large, decorated vehicle that is used in public celebrationsCarnival, fairground and circusTrucks, vans and caravans
WATER an object that floats on water, used in fishing or when learning to swimFishingCommercial fishingSwimming
BUSINESS an occasion when someone floats a businessFinancial investments and the stock market
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