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  1. fleet
    IPA[flēt]
  2. noun

    • 1. a group of ships sailing together, engaged in the same activity, or under the same ownership:

      the small port supports a fishing fleet
    • 2. a country's navy:

      the US fleet
    • 3. a number of vehicles or aircraft operating together or under the same ownership:

      a fleet of ambulances took the injured to hospital
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: fleet, plural noun: fleets

    • verb

      move or pass quickly:

      pass (time) rapidly:

    • adjective

      (of water) shallow.
    • adverb

      at or to a small depth.
    • noun

      a marshland creek, channel, or ditch.
    • adjective

      fast and nimble in movement:
    • noun

      a marshland creek, channel, or ditch.

      a stream, now wholly underground, running into the Thames east of Fleet Street.

    • noun

      a group of ships sailing together, engaged in the same activity, or under the same ownership:

      a country's navy:

    • verb

      move or pass quickly:

      pass (time) rapidly:

    • adjective

      (of water) shallow.
    • adverb

      at or to a small depth.
    • adjective

      fast and nimble in movement:
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