Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “maritime”

See all translations

maritime

adjective uk   /ˈmær.ɪ.taɪm/ formal us  
connected with human activity at sea: Amalfi and Venice were important maritime powers. Make sure you visit the maritime museum if you're interested in anything to do with ships or seafaring. near the sea or coast: The temperature change in winter is less pronounced in maritime areas.
Translations of “maritime”
in Spanish marítimo…
in French maritime…
in German See-…, Küsten-……
in Chinese (Traditional) 海運的, 航海的, 海事的…
in Russian морской…
in Turkish denizciliğe ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海运的, 航海的, 海事的…
in Polish morski…
(Definition of maritime from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of maritime?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “maritime” in other dictionaries

SMART Thesaurus: Boats in general

“maritime”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More