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"bee" in British English

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beenoun [C]

uk   us   /biː/

bee noun [C] (INSECT)

B1 a ​yellow and ​blackflyinginsect that makes honey and can sting you: A swarm of bees ​flew into the ​garden. My ​armswelled up where I was stung by a bee.
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bee noun [C] (GROUP)

US a ​group of ​people who come together in ​order to take ​part in a ​particularactivity: a ​sewing bee a ​spelling bee
(Definition of bee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beenoun [C]

 us   /bi/
a ​flyinginsect that has a ​yellow and ​blackbody and is ​able to ​sting
(Definition of bee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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