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Definition of watertight adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈwɑt̮ərˌtaɪt//
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  1. 1that does not allow water to get in or out a watertight container The roof has been made watertight.
  2. 2(of an excuse, a plan, an argument, etc.) carefully prepared so that it contains no mistakes, faults, or weaknesses a watertight alibi The case has to be made watertight.
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