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"carrot" in British English

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carrotnoun

uk   /ˈkær.ət/  us   /ˈker-/
(Definition of carrot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carrotnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkær·ət/
  • carrot noun [C] (VEGETABLE)

a ​long, ​pointed, ​orangeroot, ​eaten as ​vegetable, either ​raw or ​cooked
  • carrot noun [C] (REWARD)

something that is ​offered to someone in ​order to ​encourage that ​person to do something: If they ​finished the ​constructionahead of ​schedule, they were ​offered the carrot of a ​bonus.
(Definition of carrot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carrot”
in Korean 당근…
in Arabic جَزَر…
in Malaysian lobak…
in French carotte…
in Russian морковь, приманка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蔬菜, 胡蘿蔔…
in Italian carota…
in Turkish havuç, ödül, teşvik eden şey…
in Polish marchewka, marchew…
in Spanish zanahoria…
in Vietnamese củ cà rốt…
in Portuguese cenoura…
in Thai แครอท…
in German die Möhre…
in Catalan pastanaga…
in Japanese ニンジン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蔬菜, 胡萝卜…
in Indonesian wortel…
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