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irrigateverb [T]

uk   /ˈɪr.ɪ.ɡeɪt/  us   /ˈɪr.ə.ɡeɪt/
  • irrigate verb [T] (SUPPLY WATER)

to ​supplyland with ​water so that ​crops and ​plants will ​grow: irrigated ​land/​fields
  • irrigate verb [T] (WASH)

specialized medical to ​wash an ​injuredpart of a person's ​body, ​especially a ​cut, with a ​flow of ​liquid
irrigation
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪr.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɪr.əˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
an irrigation ​system
(Definition of irrigate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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irrigateverb [T]

 us   /ˈɪr·əˌɡeɪt/
to ​supplyland with ​water so that ​crops and ​plants will ​grow or ​growbetter: to irrigate ​farmland
irrigation
noun [U]  us   /ˌɪr·əˈɡeɪ·ʃən/
an irrigation ​system
(Definition of irrigate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “irrigate”
in Spanish regar, irrigar…
in Vietnamese tưới…
in Malaysian mengairi…
in Thai ทดน้ำ…
in French irriguer…
in German bewässern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 供水, 灌溉…
in Turkish sulamak, sulama yapmak…
in Russian орошать…
in Indonesian mengairi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 供水, 灌溉…
in Polish nawadniać…
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