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"bush" in British English

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bushnoun

uk   /bʊʃ/  us   /bʊʃ/
  • bush noun (PLANT)

B2 [C] a plant with many small branches growing either directly from the ground or from a hard stem, giving the plant a rounded shape: a rose bush

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  • bush noun (AREA OF LAND)

the bush C2 [S]
(especially in Australia and Africa) an area of land covered with bushes and trees that has never been used for growing crops and where there are very few people
(Definition of bush from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bush" in American English

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bushnoun

 us   /bʊʃ/
  • bush noun (PLANT)

[C] a low plant with many small branches: The smell of lilac bushes in bloom reminds me of home. The meadow was covered with small bushes and grass.
  • bush noun (AREA OF LAND)

[U] (esp. in Australia and Africa) an area of land covered with bushes and trees that has never been farmed and where few people live: If you live in the bush, a small plane is the best means of transportation.
(Definition of bush from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“bush” in British English

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