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carrot

noun uk   /ˈkær.ət/ us    /ˈker-/

carrot noun (VEGETABLE)

A2 [C or U] a long pointed orange root eaten as a vegetable
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carrot noun (REWARD)

C2 [C] informal something that is offered to someone in order to encourage them to do something
Translations of “carrot”
in Korean 당근…
in Arabic جَزَر…
in French carotte…
in Turkish havuç, ödül, teşvik eden şey…
in Italian carota…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蔬菜, 胡蘿蔔…
in Russian морковь, приманка…
in Polish marchewka, marchew…
in Spanish zanahoria…
in Portuguese cenoura…
in German die Möhre…
in Catalan pastanaga…
in Japanese ニンジン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蔬菜, 胡萝卜…
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