US: /ˈnævəˈɡeɪʃən/, /ˌnævəˈɡeɪʃən/
UK: /nˌævɪɡˈe‍ɪʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

navigation /,nævi'geiʃn/
  • danh từ
    • nghề hàng hải, sự đi biển, sự đi sông
      • aerial navigation: hàng không
      • inland navigation: sự đi lại bằng đường sông lạch
    • tàu bè qua lại
      • navigation on the Red river: số tàu bè qua lại trên sông Hồng

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun [U]
1 the skill or the process of planning a route for a ship or other vehicle and taking it there: navigation aids / lights / systems + an expert in navigation
2 the movement of ships or aircraft: the right of navigation through international waters
navigational adjective: navigational aids

Thesaurus dictionary

pilotage, helmsmanship, seamanship, steersmanship, steering, sailing:
The navigation of a small vessel in such a storm is no mean task.

Collocation dictionary


accurate | radio, satellite


system | aids, equipment, instruments, lights | beacon | rights


~ through
(often figurative) navigation through complex documents


an aid to navigation
small boats equipped with electronic aids to navigation
| freedom/rights of navigation
freedom of navigation through international waterways

Concise English dictionary

+the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
+ship traffic
+the work of a sailor