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sea

noun
 
 
/siː/
A1 [C, U] a large area of salt water: I'd like to live by the sea. We went swimming in the sea. It was our third day at sea (= travelling on the sea). It's cheaper to send parcels by sea (= on a ship).Seas and oceans
Sea A1 a particular area of salt water: the North Sea the Black SeaSeas and oceans
a sea of sth a large number of something: He looked across the room and saw a sea of faces.Large in number or quantity
Translations of “sea”
in Korean 바다…
in Arabic بَحْر…
in French mer, marin…
in Turkish deniz…
in Italian mare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海,海洋, 海(指月球表面的廣闊平坦地區,過去被認爲是海)…
in Russian море…
in Polish morze, ocean…
in Spanish mar…
in Portuguese mar…
in German das Meer, Meeres-…, die See…
in Catalan mar…
in Japanese 海…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海,海洋, 海(指月球表面的广阔平坦地区,过去被认为是海)…
(Definition of sea from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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