Translation of high-water mark in Spanish:

high-water mark

Pronunciation: /ˈhaɪˈwɔːtər; ˌhaɪˈwɔːtə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (of tide) línea (feminine) de pleamar 1.2 (highest point) cénit (m), apogeo (m)
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    • We have to protect that strip of land that is from the high-water mark to the low-water mark.
    • South Africa claims that the border is at the high-water mark on the northern side of the river while Namibia insists it is in the middle of the river.
    • So, in our submission, the mean high-water mark is the average point to which the sea reaches between those times.

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