Meaning of MARINE in English

MARINE

(~s)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A ~ is a member of an armed force, for example the US Marine Corps or the Royal Marines, who is specially trained for military duties at sea as well as on land.

N-COUNT

2.

Marine is used to describe things relating to the sea or to the animals and plants that live in the sea.

...breeding grounds for ~ life.

...research in ~ biology.

ADJ: ADJ n

3.

Marine is used to describe things relating to ships and their movement at sea.

...a solicitor specialising in ~ law.

...~ insurance claims.

= maritime

ADJ: ADJ n

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