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soil

noun [C/U]  /sɔɪl/ us  

soil noun [C/U] (EARTH)

the material on the surface of the ground in which plants grow; earth: [U] Plant the seeds in potting soil. Soil is sometimes a country: [U] At the Olympics he was competing on foreign soil for only the third time in his life.

soil

verb [T]  /sɔɪl/ us  

soil verb [T] (MAKE DIRTY)

to make something dirty
soiled
adjective  /sɔɪld/ us  
soiled diapers
Translations of “soil”
in Korean 토양…
in Arabic تُرْبة…
in French sol, terre…
in Turkish toprak…
in Italian terreno, terra, terriccio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泥土,土壤, 國家, 國土…
in Russian почва…
in Polish gleba, ziemia…
in Spanish tierra, suelo…
in Portuguese solo…
in German der (Erd)Boden…
in Catalan terra, sòl…
in Japanese 土, 土壌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泥土,土壤, 国家, 国土…
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