Coastguard - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkoʊstɡɑːrd|  American pronunciation of the word coastguard
Brit.  |ˈkəʊs(t)ɡɑːd|  British pronunciation of the word coastguard

noun

- a military service responsible for the safety of maritime traffic in coastal waters

Examples

Contact the Coastguard immediately if you see a boat in trouble.

Word forms

noun
singular: coastguard
plural: coastguards
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