gulf Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “gulf” - Learner’s Dictionary

gulf

noun [C]     /ɡʌlf/
SEA
a large area of sea that has land almost all the way around it: the Arabian GulfBays and gulfsCoasts and beaches
DIFFERENCE
an important difference between the opinions or situations of two groups of people: There is a growing gulf between the rich and the poor.Different and difference
Translations of “gulf”
in Arabic خَليْج…
in Korean 만…
in Malaysian teluk…
in French golfe…
in Turkish körfez, büyük görüş ayrılığı, uçurum…
in Italian golfo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地區, 海灣, (地面的)裂口,深坑,深淵…
in Russian залив, пропасть, непримиримое различие…
in Polish zatoka, przepaść…
in Vietnamese vịnh…
in Spanish golfo…
in Portuguese golfo…
in Thai อ่าว…
in German der Golf…
in Catalan golf…
in Japanese 湾…
in Indonesian teluk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地区, 海湾, (地面的)裂口,深坑,深渊…
(Definition of gulf from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “gulf”

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunscreen

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More