Translation of "desert" - English-Arabic dictionary

desert

noun uk /ˈdez·ət/ us /ˈdez·ərt/

A2 a large, hot, dry area of land with very few plants

صَحْراء
the Sahara Desert
verb uk /dɪˈzɜːt/ us /dɪˈzɜrt/

to leave a place, so that it is empty

يَهجُر
People desert the city on summer weekends and go to the beaches.

to leave the army without permission

يَترُك
He deserted his post.

to leave someone and never come back

يَهجُر
He deserted his wife and children.

(Translation of “desert” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)