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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwharfwharf /wɔːf $ wɔːrf/ noun (plural wharves /wɔːvz $ wɔːrvz/) [countable]  a structure that is built out into the water so that boats can stop next to it
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wharfThe oil spread to the plaintiff's wharf where welding was taking place.For a minute or more he lived in the room above the wharf.It was high tide and on the wharf the swing-bridge was open to allow a toy ship to enter the toy-town dry-dock.The Don Eusebio crunched into the Zamboanga wharf at noon, four hours behind schedule.
From Longman Business Dictionarywharfwharf /wɔːfwɔːrf/ noun (plural wharves /wɔːvzwɔːrvz/) [countable]TRANSPORT the place where a ship can stop and unload goods SYN DOCKThe whole wharf area has been extensively renovated.
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