Meaning of “kennel” in the English Dictionary

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"kennel" in British English

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kennelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈken.əl/ us /ˈken.əl/

US usually doghouse a small, usually wooden, shelter for a dog to sleep in outside

US UK kennels a place where people leave their dogs to be taken care of while they are away, or a place where dogs are bred:

US We left our dog at the kennel when we went away.
UK We left our dog in kennels when we went away.

(Definition of “kennel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"kennel" in American English

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kennelnoun [ C ]

us /ˈken·əl/

a place where animals are bred and trained and where people pay to leave their dogs to be taken care of while they are away

(Definition of “kennel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)