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"harvest" in British English

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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 large garden 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 their crop.
(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 collect information about people, products, companies, etc. from the internet using a search engine (= a program that searches for particular words in documents on websites): In computer jargon, search engines use robotic spiders - special software programs - that crawl continuously along the myriad trails of the World Wide Web, harvesting documents as they go.
ENVIRONMENT to collect a natural resource 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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