navy noun definition in Travelling by boat or ship topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

navy

 noun: Travelling by boat or ship topic
[countable + singular or plural verb] the part of a country’s armed forces that fights at sea, and the ships that it uses the British and German navies He’s joined the navy/the Navy. an officer in the navy/the Navy The navy is/are considering buying six new warships. He joined the Navy in 1991. He spent ten years in the US navy.

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