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compound

noun [C]  /ˈkɑm·pɑʊnd/ us  

compound noun [C] (COMBINATION)

a mixture of two or more different parts or elements: His jokes have been described as a compound of fears, anxieties, and insecurities. chemistry A compound is a chemical substance that combines two or more elements. grammar A compound is a word consisting of two or more words: "Black eye" and "teaspoon" are compounds.

compound noun [C] (AREA)

a fenced or enclosed area that contains buildings: We left the compound early to find and photograph wild animals.
Translations of “compound”
in Korean 혼합의…
in Arabic مُركَب…
in French composé…
in Turkish bileşim, karışım, terkip…
in Italian composto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 組合, 化合物, 複合物…
in Russian соединение, огороженная территория, сложное слово…
in Polish związek, teren, złożenie…
in Spanish compuesto…
in Portuguese composto…
in German zusammengesetzt…
in Catalan compost…
in Japanese 複合の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 组合, 化合物, 复合物…
(Definition of compound noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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