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potted

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈpɒt.ɪd/  us   /ˈpɑː.t̬ɪd/
potted plant a plant that is grown in a pot

potted adjective [before noun] (FOOD)

UK used to describe cooked food, especially meat or fish, that is preserved in a closed container: potted meat/shrimps

potted adjective [before noun] (SHORT FORM)

UK informal used to describe a form of a story or book that has been made shorter and simpler and contains only the main facts or features: They publish a potted version of Shakespeare's plays especially for children.
Translations of “potted”
in Russian горшечный, комнатный (о растении)…
in Turkish dikili…
in Polish doniczkowy…
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