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garden

noun [C]  /ˈɡɑr·dən/ us  
a piece of land, usually near a home, where flowers and other plants are grown: We have a vegetable garden. Gardens are also public places where flowers, trees, and other plants are grown for people to enjoy.

garden

verb [I]  /ˈɡɑrd·ən/ us  
to take care of a garden, as by planting seeds and watering the plants: You’ve probably never gardened in your life.
Translations of “garden”
in Korean 정원…
in Arabic حَديقة…
in French (de) jardin…
in Turkish bahçe…
in Italian giardino…
in Chinese (Traditional) (住宅旁的)花園,菜園,園子, 公園…
in Russian сад…
in Polish ogród, ogródek…
in Spanish jardín, huerto…
in Portuguese quintal, jardim, pátio…
in German der Garten, Garten-……
in Catalan jardí…
in Japanese 庭…
in Chinese (Simplified) (住宅旁的)花园,菜园,园子, 公园…
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