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sandbanknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsænd.bæŋk/
a ​raisedarea of ​sand below the ​surface of the ​sea or a ​river that can only be ​seen when the ​waterlevel is ​low
(Definition of sandbank from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sandbank”
in Arabic شاطئ رَملي…
in Korean 모래언덕…
in Portuguese banco de areia…
in Catalan banc de sorra…
in Japanese (海や川の)砂州(さす), 砂堆(さたい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙洲,沙坝,沙滩…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙洲,沙壩,沙灘…
in Italian banco di sabbia, secca…
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