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pronunciation:
port
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where ships load and unload, and its adjacent town or city.
synonyms:
seaport
similar words:
dock, landing, pier, port of call, quay, wharf
definition 2: a place where ships can anchor and take shelter; harbor.
synonyms:
harbor, haven
similar words:
anchorage, bay, mooring, seaport
definition 3: a point at which people and goods can pass through customs and enter a country; port of entry.
synonyms:
port of entry
definition 4: a computer outlet for connecting auxiliary equipment that sends or receives data.
similar words:
link, outlet
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