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bush

noun  us   /bʊʃ/

bush noun (PLANT)

[C] a low plant with many small branches: The smell of lilac bushes in bloom reminds me of home. The meadow was covered with small bushes and grass.

bush noun (AREA OF LAND)

[U] (esp. in Australia and Africa) an area of land covered with bushes and trees that has never been farmed and where few people live: If you live in the bush, a small plane is the best means of transportation.
Translations of “bush”
in Arabic شُجَيْرة…
in Korean 덤불…
in Malaysian semak, pedalaman…
in French buisson, brousse…
in Turkish çalı, çalılık…
in Italian cespuglio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 灌木, 濃密的頭髮…
in Russian куст…
in Polish krzew, krzak…
in Vietnamese cây bụi, vùng đất bỏ hoang…
in Spanish arbusto, breña…
in Portuguese arbusto, touceira, matagal…
in Thai พุ่มไม้, พื้นที่รกร้าง…
in German der Busch…
in Catalan arbust…
in Japanese 低木の茂み…
in Indonesian semak, padang belantara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 灌木, 浓密的头发…
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