canal

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kəˈnæl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kəˈnæl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kə nal)

Inflections of 'canal' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
When both "l" and "ll" forms exist, spellings with a double "l" are correct, but rare, in US English, while those with a single "l" are not correct in UK English.
canals
v 3rd person singular
canalling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (Mainly UK)
canaling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US)
canalled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
canaled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
canalled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
canaled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)

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Synonyms:
waterway, trench , ditch , channel , water , dike (US), dyke (UK), river , watercourse, conduit, firth, brook, creek , fjord, stream

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