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mowverb [I or T]

uk   /məʊ/  us   /moʊ/ (mowed, mown or mowed)
to ​cutplants, such as ​grass or wheat, that have ​long, ​thinstems and ​growclose together: You can't mow the grass/​lawn if it's ​wet. I ​love the ​smell of new-mown ​hay.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of mow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mowverb [T]

 us   /moʊ/ (past tense mowed, past participle mown  /moʊn/ or mowed)
to ​cutgrass or ​grain with a ​machine or ​tool with a ​blade: [T] You can’t mow the ​grass if it’s ​wet.
mower
noun [C]  us   /ˈmoʊ·ər/
The ​lawn still took a few ​hours, ​even with the ​riding mower.
(Definition of mow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mow”
in Korean 베다…
in Arabic يَجِزّ العُشْب…
in Malaysian memotong rumput…
in French faucher, tondre…
in Russian косить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刈,割(草、穀類植物等)…
in Italian tagliare (l’erba)…
in Turkish çim biçmek/kesmek…
in Polish kosić…
in Spanish segar, cortar…
in Vietnamese cắt, gặt…
in Portuguese cortar, ceifar…
in Thai ตัดหญ้า…
in German die Mähmaschine…
in Catalan tallar, segar…
in Japanese (草など)を(機械で)刈る…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刈,割(草、谷类植物等)…
in Indonesian memotong rumput…
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