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turf

noun uk   /tɜːf/ us    /tɝːf/

turf noun (GRASS)

[C or U] ( plural turfs or UK turves) the surface layer of land on which grass is growing, consisting of the grass and the soil in which its roots grow, or a piece of this that is cut from the ground and is usually rectangular

turf noun (HORSE RACING)

the turf [S] the sport of horse racing

turf noun (AREA)

[U] informal a subject in which a person or group has a lot of knowledge or influence: Antiques are very much her turf. [U] mainly US informal the area that a group considers its own: Judges feel that the courtroom is their private turf. The gymnastics team won the championship on home turf.

turf

verb [T] uk   /tɜːf/ us    /tɝːf/
to cover a piece of land with turf
Translations of “turf”
in Spanish césped, revestimiento de césped, tepe…
in French gazon, (plaque de) gazon…
in German der Rasen, der Torf…
in Chinese (Traditional) 草, 草皮, 草皮塊…
in Russian дерн…
in Turkish çim, çimen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 草, 草皮, 草皮块…
in Polish darń, trawa…
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