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shore

noun uk   /ʃɔːr/  us   /ʃɔːr/
B1 [C or U] the land along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river: You can walk for miles along the shore. The boat was about a mile from/off (the) shore when the engine suddenly died.
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on shore on the land and not in a ship: We waited until we were on shore before repairing the sails.shores [plural] literary a country or continent with a coast: In 1992, Britain played host to the first multi-racial South African team to visit these shores.
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in Arabic شاطىء…
in Korean 해안…
in Malaysian pesisir…
in French rivage…
in Turkish sahil, kıyı, deniz kenarı…
in Italian riva…
in Chinese (Traditional) (海、湖或大河的)濱,岸…
in Russian берег…
in Polish brzeg, wybrzeże…
in Vietnamese bờ biển…
in Spanish costa, playa…
in Portuguese orla…
in Thai ชายฝั่ง…
in German das Ufer…
in Catalan vora, riba…
in Japanese 岸, 海岸, 湖畔…
in Indonesian pantai…
in Chinese (Simplified) (海、湖或大河的)滨,岸…
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