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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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powerboatpow‧er‧boat /ˈpaʊəbəʊt $ ˈpaʊrboʊt/ noun [countable]  TTWa powerful motorboat that is used for racingspeedboat
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powerboatThe largest hall was devoted to all that floated, other than sailboards and powerboats.The DeLorean settled on the sand like a beached powerboat.There were kids tussling on rafts of planks and plastic drums; couples in rowing boats; powerboats limping, out of charge.And hopes are high that the Mersey could soon be the scene of a world championship powerboat event.Boats were moored to the main bank, mostly small powerboats with a few dinghies.In part two: cutting edge ... the powerboat racers set for the world championships.Steve Kerton from Gloucestershire leads the powerboat championship race by just one point.
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