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Meaning of “trawler” - Learner’s Dictionary

trawler

noun [C]     /ˈtrɔːlər/
a large ship that is used for catching fish by pulling a large net through the sea behind itFishingCommercial fishingCommercial fishingFishingPassenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft
Translations of “trawler”
in Korean 저인망 어선…
in Arabic سَفينة صَيْد…
in Portuguese traineira, arrastão…
in Catalan barca de ròssec…
in Japanese トロール漁船…
in Italian motopeschereccio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拖網漁船…
in Russian траулер…
in Turkish trol balıkçı gemisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拖网渔船…
in Polish trawler…
(Definition of trawler from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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