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gardennoun

uk   /ˈɡɑː.dən/  us   /ˈɡɑːr.dən/
A1 [C] UK (US yard) a piece of land next to and belonging to a house, where flowers and other plants are grown, and often containing an area of grass: garden tools/furniture a garden shed The house has a large back garden, and a small front garden. The children were playing in the garden.
US a piece of land, usually in a yard next to a house, where you grow flowers and vegetables: a vegetable/flower garden
C1 [C usually plural] a public park with flowers, plants, and places to sit: the Botanical Gardens

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gardennoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡɑr·dən/
a piece of land, usually near a home, where flowers and other plants are grown: We have a vegetable garden.
Gardens are also public places where flowers, trees, and other plants are grown for people to enjoy.

gardenverb [I]

 us   /ˈɡɑrd·ən/
to take care of a garden, as by planting seeds and watering the plants: You’ve probably never gardened in your life.
(Definition of garden from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “garden”
in Korean 정원…
in Arabic حَديقة…
in Malaysian taman…
in French (de) jardin…
in Russian сад…
in Chinese (Traditional) (住宅旁的)花園,菜園,園子, 公園…
in Italian giardino…
in Turkish bahçe…
in Polish ogród, ogródek…
in Spanish jardín, trabajar en el jardín, huerto…
in Vietnamese vườn…
in Portuguese quintal, jardim, pátio…
in Thai สวน…
in German der Garten, Garten-……
in Catalan jardí…
in Japanese 庭…
in Chinese (Simplified) (住宅旁的)花园,菜园,园子, 公园…
in Indonesian kebun…
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