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breakwater

noun [C] uk   /ˈbreɪkˌwɔː.tər/  us   /-ˌwɑː.t̬ɚ/
a very large wall that is built from the coast out into the sea to protect a beach or harbour from big waves
Translations of “breakwater”
in Chinese (Traditional) 防波堤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 防波堤…
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