Meaning of “backyard” in the English Dictionary

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"backyard" in British English

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backyardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbækˈjɑːd/ us /ˌbækˈjɑːrd/

(Definition of “backyard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"backyard" in American English

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backyardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbækˈjɑrd/

the area behind a house, or more generally, an area near the place you live:

Residents don’t want a nuclear power plant in their backyard.

(Definition of “backyard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"backyard" in Business English

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backyardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbækˈjɑːd/ us
in your (own) backyard

in the area where you live, or in your area of interest or activity:

You hate to see your competitors right in your backyard.

(Definition of “backyard” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)