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"forest" in British English

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forestnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈfɒr.ɪst/  us   /ˈfɔːr-/
A2 a ​largearea of ​landcovered with ​trees and ​plants, usually ​larger than a ​wood, or the ​trees and ​plants themselves: the ​Black Forest The ​children got ​lost in the forest.

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

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forestnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈfɔr·əst, ˈfɑr-/
a ​largeareafull of ​trees, usually ​wild: [U] We ​camped out in a ​clearing in the forest.
(Definition of forest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “forest”
in Korean 숲…
in Arabic غابة…
in Malaysian hutan, hutan simpan…
in French forêt, réserve…
in Russian лес…
in Chinese (Traditional) 森林, 林區…
in Italian foresta…
in Turkish orman…
in Polish las…
in Spanish bosque, reserva…
in Vietnamese rừng, rừng để săn bắn…
in Portuguese floresta…
in Thai ป่าไม้, ป่า…
in German der Wald, die Waldung…
in Catalan bosc…
in Japanese 森林…
in Chinese (Simplified) 森林, 林区…
in Indonesian hutan, cagar alam…
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