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jungle

noun uk   /ˈdʒʌŋ.ɡl̩/ us  

jungle noun (FOREST)

B1 [C or U] a tropical forest in which trees and plants grow very closely together: The Yanomami people live in the South American jungle. Either side of the river is dense, impenetrable jungle.
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jungle noun (UNTIDY PLACE)

[S] an uncontrolled or confusing mass of things: Our garden is a real jungle. a jungle of electronic equipment

jungle noun (SITUATION)

[S] informal a situation in which it is difficult to succeed because a lot of people are competing against each other: You've got to be determined in this life - it's a jungle out there, kid.

jungle noun (MUSIC)

Translations of “jungle”
in Korean 정글…
in Arabic أدْغال…
in French jungle…
in Turkish balta girmemiş orman…
in Italian giungla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叢林, 熱帶叢林…
in Russian джунгли…
in Polish dżungla…
in Spanish selva…
in Portuguese selva…
in German der Dschungel…
in Catalan selva, jungla…
in Japanese ジャングル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丛林, 热带丛林…
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