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turf

noun [U]
 
 
/tɜːf/
an area of activity in which a person or company has a lot of knowledge and experience and which they believe belongs to them: By launching a line in beauty products they are challenging the bigger company on its own turf. It was an unproductive meeting with everyone simply trying to defend their own turf.
come/go with the turf used to say that someone should accept something because it is a necessary part of what they are doing: In this job customer complaints come with the turf. Of the fierce media attention he says: 'It goes with the turf'.
on home turf in your own country, town, area, etc.: Export figures are good, but the company is losing sales on home 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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