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English definition of “dirt”

dirt

noun [U] (EARTH)   /dɜrt/
earth or a substance like it that has gotten on the surface of something such as your skin : I sat on the ground and got dirt on my pants . Dirt is also loose earth on the ground : After the rain , the woods smelled of wet dirt and greenery . Dirt is also the earth considered as a surface : The basement has a dirt floor .
(Definition of dirt noun (EARTH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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