Definition of coastal in English:


Line breaks: coast¦al
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊstl


  • Of or near a coast: coastal erosion coastal waters
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    • The process of coastal erosion and deposition further down the coast has been going on for centuries.
    • When it opened it was the first of Yorkshire Water's new coastal schemes to be commissioned.
    • A rise in sea level is a concern where economic activity is based in coastal areas.

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