harvest Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “harvest” in the English Dictionary

"harvest" in British English

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harvestnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈhɑː.vɪst/  us   /ˈhɑːr-/
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-/

harvest verb [I or T] (CROPS)

to ​pick and ​collectcrops, or to ​collectplants, ​animals, or ​fish to ​eat: In the US, ​winterwheat is harvested in the early ​summer.

harvest verb [I or T] (BODY PARTS)

to take ​cells or other ​bodyparts from someone for ​medical use: The ​donororgan is harvested at the ​accidentscene and ​rushed to a ​hospital. There is a lot of ​controversysurrounding the harvesting of ​stemcells.
(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.
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)
Translations of “harvest”
in Korean 수확, 수확량…
in Arabic حَصاد…
in Malaysian penuaian…
in French récolte…
in Russian жатва, уборка, урожай…
in Chinese (Traditional) 收穫時節, 收割,收穫, 收成…
in Italian raccolta, mietitura, raccolto…
in Turkish hasat, harman, ürün kaldırma…
in Polish żniwa, zbiór, plon…
in Spanish cosecha…
in Vietnamese việc thu hoạch…
in Portuguese colheita…
in Thai การเก็บเกี่ยว…
in German die Ernte…
in Catalan collita…
in Japanese 刈り入れ, 収穫, 収穫量…
in Chinese (Simplified) 收获时节, 收割,收获, 收成…
in Indonesian panen…
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