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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Water
sailorsail‧or /ˈseɪlə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 BOTTWsomeone who works on a ship Six British sailors drowned. We were both experienced sailors.2 bad/good sailor
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sailorJanet married a sailor in the French navy.A sailor appeared in front of him, holding two women in his arms.Here are soldiers and sailors, with troops of acquaintances to see them off.Morale dropped as sailors suffered from stress and uncertainty, he said.They flung themselves at sailors in a bid for immortality.Two thousand British sailors lost their lives when the ship went down.Or firemen or merchant sailors or bakers.A floating pontoon of surveying sailors.Sure, its primary clientele was sailors.
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