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    navigation / navigational equipment

    Sailors have special navigation / navigational equipment to help them navigate in the waters.

    Which bold word should I use?

    Thanks.

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    Re: navigation / navigational equipment

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Sailors have special navigation / navigational equipment to help them navigate in the waters.

    Which bold word should I use?

    Thanks.
    Hello, Tan Elaine.
    I've found this: phrases containing navigation equipment
    and this: phrases containing navigational equipment

    I hope these links will shed some light on your query.

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    Re: navigation / navigational equipment

    ***NOT A TEACHER***

    Both seem possible to me, as tzfujimino's links also demonstrate.

    Navigational equipment. Here "navigational" is an adjective.

    Navigation equipment. Here "navigation" is a noun, but it describes another noun. Two different examples of a noun describing another noun are "history teacher" and "race horse". See Noun as Adjective.

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