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port

noun
 
 
/pɔːt/
SHIPS [C] B1 a town or an area of a town next to water where ships arrive and leave from: a fishing port the Belgian port of ZeebruggePorts and docksAreas in towns and cities
DRINK [U] a sweet, strong, red wine that is made in PortugalWines and winemaking
LEFT [U] the left side of a ship or aircraft: the port sideBoats in general
Translations of “port”
in Korean 항구…
in Arabic مَرْفأ, ميناء…
in French port…
in Turkish liman, liman şehri, porto/Portekiz şarabı…
in Italian porto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 城鎮, 港市, 港…
in Russian порт, портовый город, портвейн…
in Polish port, porto, lewa burta…
in Spanish puerto, ciudad portuaria…
in Portuguese porto…
in German der Hafen, die Hafenstadt…
in Catalan port…
in Japanese 港, 港町…
in Chinese (Simplified) 城镇, 港市, 港…
(Definition of port from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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