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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dockyarddock‧yard /ˈdɒkjɑːd $ ˈdɑːkjɑːrd/ noun [countable]  TTCTTWa place where ships are repaired or built
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dockyardShipbuilding had always been important to Saltash, which was chosen as the site for a Royal Naval base and dockyard.The site was used by the Royal Navy for years to dump blue asbestos and other hazardous materials from ships and dockyards.She had whispered her own last goodbye at a Liverpool dockyard gate, though she had not known it.And then there are all the seaside towns and the dockyard towns, about which I have said nothing.Now he had a job in the dockyards at Emden where he lived with his wife.How good that future is will depend in part on the performance of the dockyard, which is competing right now.
From Longman Business Dictionarydockyarddock‧yard /ˈdɒkjɑːdˈdɑːkjɑːrd/ noun [countable] a place where ships are built or repairedFalmouth has dockyards which now are used mainly for the repair of oil tankers and naval ships.
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