ocean

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈəʊʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈoʊʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respellingshən)

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ocean

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [vast, huge, massive, tropical, subtropical] ocean
  2. the [Pacific, Indian, Atlantic] ocean
  3. [go for, have, take] a [swim, dip, paddle] in the ocean
  4. [swimming, paddling, surfing] in the ocean
  5. [cross, sail, navigate] the ocean
  6. [drifted, floated] out into the ocean
  7. am lost in the middle of the ocean
  8. can hear the ocean in this (sea) shell
  9. had oceans of [strength, enthusiasm, passion]
  10. an ocean of [grass, space, tears]
  11. UK: had an ocean of space to [park, score]!
n as adj
  1. [explore, graze, touch] the ocean floor
  2. an ocean [wave, breeze, cruiser]
  3. ocean [views, waters, clubs]
  4. an ocean-going [vessel, ship]
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