Definition of 'harbour'
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There are various boat rides on offer from the harbour too, if you want to try out your sea legs. The Sun (2016)As well as women harbouring more sensible ambitions, one reason for the rarity of socialites is that their terrain has shrunk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are both the sort to let fly easily and not bear grudges or harbour resentment. The Sun (2012)Cruising outside the harbour gives you fantastic views of the city and mountains beyond. The Sun (2009)Is your house harbouring a secret past? Times, Sunday Times (2012)On the far side of the harbour was a long line of wooden sailing ships. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)This transformation is possible as long as we do not harbour ambitions to reform our partner. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On arrival in the harbour the ships would have been quickly unloaded. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)This tends to dispel any worries subjects may still be harbouring about being "brainwashed". Self-Hypnosis (1994)But the evidence tells us that harbouring strong hope is unrealistic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And luckily none of them seem to be harbouring grudges! The Sun (2009)Can an old house somehow harbour psychic memories? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Most writers harbour a modest ambition for their work to live on after their deaths. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Still harbour forlorn dreams of having time for an allotment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Motoring organisations have long harboured concerns about the way the price of petrol at the pump is set. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Let them go and slowly we will see our country harbour fewer of these fools who wish death upon us. The Sun (2015)Ten minutes' drive from the main town and harbour area. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the middle, a sheltered harbour full of yachts is framed by a busy quayside. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The 110 ensuite bedrooms are standard fare but most have balconies and sea or harbour views. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most properties offer harbour views and have eco features such as low-energy lighting. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cut down the risk by not swimming near harbours or places where locals do their washing, and always towel down vigorously. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As soon as I left the harbour mouth the sea came alive. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)Sailing, though, has given the harbour new life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'harbour'
British English: harbour /ˈhɑːbə/ NOUN
A harbour is an area of deep water which is protected from the sea by land or walls, so that boats can be left there safely.
- American English: harbor
- Arabic: مِينَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: porto
- Chinese: 海港
- Croatian: luka
- Czech: přístav
- Danish: havn
- Dutch: haven
- European Spanish: puerto
- Finnish: satama
- French: port
- German: Hafen
- Greek: λιμάνι
- Italian: porto
- Japanese: 港
- Korean: 항구
- Norwegian: havn
- Polish: port okręt
- European Portuguese: porto
- Romanian: port
- Russian: гавань
- Spanish: puerto
- Swedish: hamn
- Thai: ท่าเรือ
- Turkish: liman
- Ukrainian: гавань
- Vietnamese: bến cảng
British English: harbour VERB
If you harbour an emotion, thought, or secret, you have it in your mind over a long period of time.
...someone harbouring a grudge.
Definition of harbour from the Collins English Dictionary
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