Definition of 'fleet'
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If we suffered casualties on that scale now it would wipe out the entire fleet. The Sun (2016)While we are there, we will be ferried around in a fleet of electric cars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has already bought a fleet of four cars, and is hoping to buy ten more. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He commands the entire fleet. The Sun (2016)When it is complete, he will have more than enough room for the fleet of Mercedes cars that have arrived in recent months. The Sun (2016)He lost his entire naval fleet and much of his army. Christianity Today (2000)The sales manager in each outlet was given special responsibility for "fleet" business. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The royal ships could also be hired to provide protection for wool and fishing fleets. Malory: The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler (2005)The new fleet should come into service this time next year. The Sun (2008)On the fleet of rescue ships the atmosphere was one of jubilation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Britain is the only nation with a fleet of nuclear submarines but no aerial search protection. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The rest will be fleet and business cars. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is not yet clear how car companies will be able to offset between different vehicles in their fleet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two weeks ago it launched a smaller fleet of all-electric vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By that time a second fleet had arrived from Scotland. THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)Weather doesn't stand still and we must learn to be fleet of foot. The Sun (2015)Around the perimeter, fleets of police cars and ambulances formed a sea of flashing lights. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The fleet includes an aircraft carrier battle group, submarines and surveillance planes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I am the fleet of foot. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)At the time the fleet rounds the lighthouse, they may have less than one metre over them and are therefore extremely dangerous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That could be something as simple as minimising the use of plastic cups in the coffee machine, or procuring biodiesel for the company fleet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Trade with France remained much more limited because of the British fleet. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)To the industrialists supplying the steel and to the owners of the shipyards, the battleship fleet plan could be presented as both patriotic and highly profitable. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The damage was horrible and it took 48 hours before the British fleet was ready to set sail for home. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were bought recently by the Metropolitan police as part of a replacement programme of its small fleet for protecting VIPs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Here he had a grandstand view of the day's action, of the admiral fighting his fleet and the captain fighting his ship. Times, Sunday Times (2010)HUNDREDS of jobs are on the line this weekend after it emerged that one of the country 's largest fleet providers is on the brink of collapse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'fleet'
British English: fleet /fliːt/ NOUN
A fleet is an organized group of ships.
...local fishing fleets.
- American English: fleet
- Arabic: أُسْطُول
- Brazilian Portuguese: frota
- Chinese: 舰队
- Croatian: flota
- Czech: flotila
- Danish: flåde
- Dutch: vloot
- European Spanish: flota
- Finnish: laivasto kalusto
- French: flotte
- German: Flotte
- Greek: στόλος
- Italian: flotta
- Japanese: 艦隊
- Korean: 함대
- Norwegian: flåte
- Polish: flota
- European Portuguese: frota
- Romanian: flotă
- Russian: флот
- Spanish: flota
- Swedish: flotta marin
- Thai: กองเรือรบ
- Turkish: filo
- Ukrainian: флот
- Vietnamese: hạm đội
Definition of fleet from the Collins English Dictionary
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