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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020 ma•rine /məˈrin/
USA pronunciation adj. [before a noun ]
Ecologyof or relating to the sea: marine vegetation.
Nauticalof or relating to shipping by sea. n.
[ countable; sometimes: Marine ]
Militarya member of the U.S. Marine Corps. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020 ma•rine
(mə rēn ′), USA pronunciation adj.
Ecologyof or pertaining to the sea; existing in or produced by the sea: marine vegetation.
Nauticalpertaining to navigation or shipping; nautical; naval; maritime.
Nauticalserving on shipboard, as soldiers.
of or belonging to the marines.
adapted for use at sea: a marine barometer. n.
Militarya member of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Nautical, Militaryone of a class of naval troops serving both on shipboard and on land.
Nauticalseagoing ships collectively, esp. with reference to nationality or class; shipping in general.
a picture with a marine subject; seascape.
Militarynaval affairs, or the department of a government, as in France, having to do with such affairs.
Idioms dead marine, an empty bottle of beer or spirits. [Australian Slang. ] Idioms tell it or that to the marines! I don't believe your story; I refuse to be fooled.
Latin marīnus of the sea, derivative of mare sea; see - ine 1 Middle French marin (feminine marine) Middle English maryne 1325–75
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
marine / məˈriːn/ adj ( usually prenominal) of, found in, or relating to the sea of or relating to shipping, navigation, etc of or relating to a body of seagoing troops: marine corps of or relating to a government department concerned with maritime affairs used or adapted for use at sea n shipping and navigation in general ( capital when part of a name) a member of a marine corps or similar body a picture of a ship, seascape, etc tell it to the marines ⇒ informal an expression of disbelief Etymology: 15 th Century: from Old French marin, from Latin marīnus, from mare sea
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