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bush

noun  /bʊʃ/ us  

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 Korean 덤불…
in Arabic شُجَيْرة…
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 Spanish arbusto, breña…
in Portuguese arbusto, touceira, matagal…
in German der Busch…
in Catalan arbust…
in Japanese 低木の茂み…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 灌木, 浓密的头发…
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