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watergate

Syllabification: wa·ter·gate
Pronunciation: /ˈwôtərˌgāt, ˈwä-
 
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noun

1A gate of a town or castle opening on to a lake, river, or sea.
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  • The little street leads to a watergate, a beach and limestone sea-cliffs.
  • The flotilla must have been an impressive sight as it sailed up the Thames to the watergate at Westminster palace.
1.1 archaic A sluice; a floodgate.

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There are 2 definitions of watergate in English:

Watergate

Syllabification: Wa·ter·gate
Pronunciation: /ˈwôtərˌgāt, ˈwä-
 
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A political scandal in which an attempt to bug the national headquarters of the Democratic Party (in the Watergate building in Washington, DC) led to the resignation of President Nixon (1974).

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