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boat peopleplural noun

 /ˈboʊt ˌpi·pəl/
people who have ​lefttheircountry by boat, usually in the ​hope of ​findingsafety in another ​place
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boat peoplenoun [plural]

uk   us  
people who have ​lefttheircountry by ​boat, usually ​hoping to ​findingsafety in another ​place
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in Chinese (Simplified) (乘船出逃的)难民,船民…
in Chinese (Traditional) (乘船出逃的)難民,船民…
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