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harvestnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈhɑː.vɪst/  us   /ˈhɑːr.vəst/
B2 the ​time of ​year when ​crops are ​cut and ​collected from the ​fields, or the ​activity of ​cutting and ​collecting them, or the ​crops that are ​cut and ​collected: the ​grain/​potato/​grape harvest We had a good harvest this ​year. Farmers are ​reporting a bumper (= very ​big) harvest this ​year. It won't be ​long now till harvest (​time).

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harvestverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈhɑː.vɪst/  us   /ˈhɑːr.vəst/
(Definition of harvest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"harvest" in American English

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harvestnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈhɑr·vəst/
the ​activity or ​time of ​gathering a ​crop, or a ​crop that is ​gathered: [U] We ​picked the ​corn that had been ​missed during harvest. [C] He had a ​largegarden and ​loved to ​share his harvest with ​others.
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verb [I/T]  us   /ˈhɑr·vəst/
[T] They couldn’t get anyone to harvest ​theircrop.
(Definition of harvest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"harvest" in Business English

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harvestverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈhɑːvɪst/
INTERNET, MARKETING to ​collectinformation about ​people, ​products, ​companies, etc. from the ​internet using a searchengine (= a ​program that ​searches for particular words in ​documents on ​websites): In ​computerjargon, ​searchengines use ​robotic spiders - ​specialsoftwareprograms - that crawl continuously along the myriad ​trails of the World Wide Web, harvesting ​documents as they go.
ENVIRONMENT to ​collect a ​naturalresource in ​order to use it ​effectively: Harvesting rainwater ​offers many ​advantages: it conserves ​municipal and well water and it is ​free.
(Definition of harvest from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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