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“estuary” in British English

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estuarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈes.tʃu.ə.ri/ us /ˈes.tu.er.i/
estuarine
adjective uk /ˈes.tʃu.ə.raɪn/ us /ˈes.tu.ə.raɪn/

estuarine species

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

“estuary” in American English

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estuarynoun [ C ]

us /ˈes·tʃuˌer·i/

the part of a river or other area of water where it joins the sea, and where fresh water and salt water are mixed

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