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English definition of “pine”

pine

noun [C/U]  /pɑɪn/ us  

pine noun [C/U] (TREE)

an evergreen tree that has thin leaves like needles and that grows in cool northern regions, or the wood of these trees

pine

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /pɑɪn/ us  

pine verb [I always + adv/prep] (DESIRE)

to strongly desire esp. something that is difficult or impossible to obtain: Bradley pined for his wife, who was far away.
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