Definition of oceangoing in English:

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oceangoing

Pronunciation: /ˈōSH(ə)nˌɡōiNG/

adjective

(Of a ship) designed to cross oceans.
Example sentences
  • Seven major rivers cross Suriname, many partly navigable by large ocean-going ships.
  • The third edition in 1989 saw the exit of windsurfers and more accent on keelboats, with ocean-going yachts arriving from many points.
  • At times there could be 100 ocean-going ships in harbour - goods were on sale in her warehouses from around the world.

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Syllabification: o·cean·go·ing

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