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season

noun [C]  /ˈsi·zən/ us  

season noun [C] (PART OF YEAR)

one of the four parts a year is divided into; spring, summer, fall, or winter

season noun [C] (PERIOD)

a period of time during the year, esp. a period that happens every year at the same time: flu season the holiday season The baseball season lasts from April to October.in season A fruit or vegetable that is in season is available fresh locally at that time: Strawberries are in season.

season

verb [T]  /ˈsi·zən/ us  

season verb [T] (FLAVOR)

to improve the flavor of food by adding small amounts of salt, herbs, or spices: Season the soup with fresh tarragon, salt, and pepper.
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