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Meaning of “landscape” in the English Dictionary

"landscape" in British English

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landscapenoun

uk   us   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/
B1 [C] a ​largearea of ​countryside, ​especially in ​relation to ​itsappearance: a ​rural/​barren landscape The landscape is ​dotted with the ​tents of ​campers and ​hikers. The ​cathedraldominates the landscape for ​miles around. [C or U] a ​view or ​picture of the ​countryside, or the ​art of making such ​pictures: a ​watercolour landscape J.M.W. Turner is one of the best-known British landscape painters.

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landscapeverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/

landscapeadjective

uk   us   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/
A landscape ​document is to be ​printed with the ​longerside of the ​paper at the ​top and ​bottom.
(Definition of landscape from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"landscape" in American English

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landscapenoun [C]

  • landscape noun [C] (COUNTRYSIDE)

 us   /ˈlændˌskeɪp/ a ​largearea of ​countryside, usually one without many ​buildings or other things that are not ​natural  us   /ˈlændˌskeɪp/ A landscape is also a ​view or ​picture of the ​countryside: She ​collects early twentieth ​century landscapes.
  • landscape noun [C] (AREA FEATURES)

earth science /ˈlændˌskeɪp/ the ​shape of the ​land and ​relatedfeatures in a ​particulararea: a ​desert landscape

landscapeverb [T]

 us   /ˈlændˌskeɪp/
  • landscape verb [T] (CHANGE APPEARANCE)

to ​change the ​appearance of an ​area of ​land, esp. by ​plantingtrees, ​flowers, and other ​plants: The ​park was ​beautifully landscaped.
(Definition of landscape from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"landscape" in Business English

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landscapeadjective

uk   us   /ˈlændskeɪp/ IT
used to describe a ​computerdocument that is to be ​printed with the ​longerside of the ​paper at the ​top and ​bottom: PC ​monitorsdisplay Web ​pages in landscape ​format while ​printers are set by ​default to ​print in ​portrait.
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(Definition of landscape from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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