Meaning of GULF in English

GULF

transcription, транскрипция: [ gʌlf ]

( gulfs)

1.

A gulf is an important or significant difference between two people, things, or groups.

Within society, there is a growing gulf between rich and poor.

...the gulf between rural and urban life.

N-COUNT : oft N between pl-n

2.

A gulf is a large area of sea which extends a long way into the surrounding land.

Hurricane Andrew was last night heading into the Gulf of Mexico.

N-COUNT

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