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ocean/ˈoʊʃən/noun
pluraloceans
ocean
/ˈoʊʃən/
noun
pluraloceans
Learner's definition of OCEAN  
[noncount] : the salt water that covers much of the Earth's surface— often used with the— often used before another noun
— see color picture on this page
[count] 
orOcean
: one of the five large areas of salt water that cover much of the Earth's surface
[count]informal : a very large number or amount of something— often plural

a drop in the ocean

— see 1drop

— oceanic

/ˌoʊʃiˈænɪk/adjective,technical
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