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coastal

coast·al

coastal

 
pronunciation:
ko stl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, at, or near a coast.
She lives in a coastal town and likes to walk on the beach.The coastal storm sank several ships in the harbor.
 
antonyms:
inland
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The word coastal contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.