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“tanker” in British English

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tankernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtæŋ.kər/ us /ˈtæŋ.kɚ/

a ship or vehicle that is built to carry liquid or gas:

an oil tanker

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

“tanker” in American English

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tankernoun [ C ]

us /ˈtæŋ·kər/

a ship, aircraft, or truck built to carry liquids or gases:

an oil tanker
We watched a tanker coming into the harbor.

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

“tanker” in Business English

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tankernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtæŋkər/ us TRANSPORT

a ship or vehicle which is built to carry liquid or gas:

an oil/petrol/refuelling tanker
a tanker driver

(Definition of “tanker” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)