Definition of “berth” - English Dictionary

“berth” in British English

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berthnoun [ C ]

uk /bɜːθ/ us /bɝːθ/

a bed in a boat, train, etc., or a place for a ship or boat to stay in a port:

She booked a berth on the ferry from Palermo to Naples.

berthverb [ I or T ]

uk /bɜːθ/ us /bɝːθ/

If a ship or boat berths or if you berth it somewhere, it is tied up and stays in that place:

The ship berthed at Sydney.

(Definition of “berth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“berth” in American English

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berthnoun [ C ]

us /bɜrθ/

a bed in a boat or train, or a place for a ship or boat to stay in a port

(Definition of “berth” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)