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agroundadverb [not gradable]

us   /əˈɡrɑʊnd/
touching the ground below the water: The tanker ran aground and leaked 11 million gallons of crude oil. Note: Used to describe a ship that has become stuck in the water.
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agroundadjective [after verb]

uk   /əˈɡraʊnd/ us   /əˈɡraʊnd/
If a boat or ship is aground, it is unable to move because it is touching ground or in a place where there is very little water: The ship is currently aground off the Brittany coast.
aground
adverb uk   us  
The oil tanker ran/went aground on a mud bank in thick fog.
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Translations of “aground”
in Vietnamese mắc cạn…
in Spanish encallado…
in Malaysian tersadai…
in Thai เกยตื้น…
in French échoué…
in German auf Grund gelaufen sein…
in Chinese (Traditional) (船隻)擱淺(的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (船只)搁浅(的)…
in Indonesian kandas, terdampar…
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