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coastguard

noun
     
Related topics: Occupations, Water
coast‧guard
1

the Coastguard

[also + plural verb British English]TTWSSO the organization that helps swimmers and ships that are in danger and helps to prevent illegal activities around the coast:
the Coastguard station at Stornoway
Contact the Coastguard immediately if you see a boat in trouble.
2 [countable]BOTTW British English a member of this organization

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