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English definition of “anchorage”

anchorage

noun [C or U]     /ˈæŋ.kər.ɪdʒ/ US  /-kɚ-/
a place where a boat is or can be anchored: The bay is well known as a safe anchorage.Ports and docks a place where something is fastened firmly: The anchorage point (= fixing point) for the seat belt is not adjustable.Fastening and tying
(Definition of anchorage noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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