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English definition of “planet”


noun [C] uk   /ˈplæn.ɪt/ us  
B1 an extremely large, round mass of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star: the planet Earth/Venus Might there be intelligent life on other planets?Astronomy - general words
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