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Adequate distance from sea vessels or other objects to ensure safety and maneuverability.

Steer to port and give the rocks a wide berth.

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A considerable or comfortable distance from a person or object, especially for safety or deliberate avoidance.

Our cat always gives the vacuum cleaner a wide berth.
He's so obnoxious that everyone gives him a wide berth.


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