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coastnoun [C]

us   /koʊst/
  • coast noun [C] (LAND)

the land next to or close to the sea: We lived on the southeast coast of Florida.

coastverb [I]

us   /koʊst/
  • coast verb [I] (MOVE EASILY)

(of a vehicle) to continue moving from its own forward force, without the addition of any power: He coasted to a stop.
To coast is also to advance without effort: She coasted through her senior year of high school.
(Definition of coast from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"coast" in British English

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coastnoun [C]

uk   /kəʊst/ us   /koʊst/
B1 the land next to or close to the sea: Rimini is a thriving resort on the east coast of Italy. The accident happened three miles off the coast (= in the sea three miles from land). We spent a week by/on the coast (= by the sea).
coast to coast
from one side of the country to the other: We travelled across America coast to coast.
mainly US in every part of a country: The visiting politician received coast-to-coast media attention.

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coastverb [I]

uk   /kəʊst/ us   /koʊst/
(Definition of coast from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coast" in Business English

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coastnoun [C]

uk   /kəʊst/ us  
the land next to or close to the sea: The oil spill happened just off the Spanish coast.the east/west coast He grew up on the west coast, in California.
coast to coast
TRANSPORT from one coast of a country or continent to the opposite coast: We travelled across America coast to coast.
mainly US in every part of a country: Our products are sought after from coast to coast for their accuracy and reliability.
(Definition of coast from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coast”
in Korean 해안…
in Arabic سَاحِل…
in Malaysian pantai…
in French cte…
in Russian побережье…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海岸, 沿海地區…
in Italian costa…
in Turkish sahil, kıyı, deniz kenarı…
in Polish wybrzeże…
in Spanish costa, litoral…
in Vietnamese bờ biển…
in Portuguese costa…
in Thai ชายฝั่ง…
in German die Küste…
in Catalan costa…
in Japanese 海岸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海岸, 沿海地区…
in Indonesian pantai…
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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