Definition of 'dock'
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They should now be put in the dock. The Sun (2016)In the morning we dock and the ship goes quiet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She emerged from dry dock with the new hull design this week. The Sun (2016)The boat docked in Boston earlier this week. Times, Sunday Times (2016)YOU arrive in the loading dock and proceed up 4 stairs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the fun doesn't end when the ship docks in ports across the Med this summer. The Sun (2017)IT'S high time that these sorry excuses for parents were in the dock alongside their sons. The Sun (2009)Those who carried on working had their wages docked for another two years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He had become trapped between a disused fishing boat and the dock wall. The Sun (2014)Nadir should be put in the dock. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The show will join the ship after its time in dry dock this autumn. The Sun (2014)Two were in the dock to enter their pleas. The Sun (2007)He appeared in the dock alongside a former business partner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The city is also deepening its harbour so that six big cruise ships can dock at the same time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The whole team should be docked one fifth of their match fee for failing to take the game into a fifth day. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some cruise lines refuse to equip guards with small arms because it is forbidden in some of the ports where they dock. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The ferry docks on the harbour shore of Manly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So would Brand support the abolition of the dock in courts? Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was docked five days' pay. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Three large dry docks were built at the end of the 19th century to repair and refit warships. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the organisers are trying to remind the global elite that they are still in the dock in the international court of public opinion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The election began with politics in the dock, dogged by the expenses scandal and facing a crisis of trust. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some 500,000 people a year visit the vessel in dry dock at Portsmouth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Inspired by the scale and appearance of an industrial dock, the huge eruptions of scaffolding tower over you like a quayside full of rusty cranes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We'd dock in a harbour at night, or sometimes sleep while the boat sailed on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Three Polish men were arrested and released without charge after the discovery in the docks area of Cardiff. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'dock'
British English: dock /dɒk/ NOUN
A dock is an enclosed area of water where ships are loaded, unloaded, or repaired.
She headed for the docks.
- American English: dock
- Arabic: حَوْضُ السُّفْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: doca
- Chinese: 码头
- Croatian: dok pristanište
- Czech: dok
- Danish: dok
- Dutch: dok
- European Spanish: dársena dársena
- Finnish: laituri satamalaituri
- French: dock
- German: Dock Schiff
- Greek: αποβάθρα
- Italian: molo
- Japanese: ドック
- Korean: 선거
- Norwegian: havn
- Polish: dok
- European Portuguese: doca
- Romanian: doc
- Russian: док
- Spanish: muelle embarcadero
- Swedish: docka för båtar
- Thai: อู่เรือ
- Turkish: dok
- Ukrainian: док
- Vietnamese: bến tàu
British English: dock VERB
When a ship docks or is docked, it is brought into a dock.
The vessel docked there first.
There were two ships docked there.
Definition of dock from the Collins English Dictionary
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