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uk   /pəˈsɪf.ɪk/  us   /pəˈsɪf.ɪk/
adverb uk   /pəˈsɪf.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /pəˈsɪf.ɪ.kəl.i/


/pəˈsɪf.ɪk/  us /pəˈsɪf.ɪk/
belonging to or ​relating to the Pacific Ocean


/pəˈsɪf.ɪk/  us /pəˈsɪf.ɪk/
the Pacific (also the Pacific Ocean)
the ​ocean that is to the ​east of ​Asia and ​Australasia and to the ​west of ​North and ​SouthAmerica
(Definition of pacific from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pacific”
in Spanish Pacifico…
in Vietnamese yên bình, vì hòa bình…
in Malaysian tenang, perdamaian…
in Thai สงบ, รักสันติ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 和平的, 求和的…
in Indonesian pasifik, damai, cinta damai…
in Chinese (Traditional) 和平的, 求和的…
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