Translation of "desert" - English-Korean dictionary

desert

noun uk /ˈdez·ət/ us /ˈdez·ərt/

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

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

to leave a place, so that it is empty

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

to leave the army without permission

버리다
He deserted his post.

to leave someone and never come back

버리고 떠나다
He deserted his wife and children.

(Translation of “desert” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)