mud Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “mud” in the English Dictionary

"mud" in British English

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mudnoun [U]

uk   us   /mʌd/
B2 earth that has been ​mixed with ​water: The ​vehicles got bogged down in theheavy mud. Modern ​houses have ​replaced the one-room mud huts with ​grassroofs that had been ​home to ​generations of ​peasants. These mud flats (= ​levelground near the ​sea) are a ​site of ​specialscientificinterest.
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(Definition of mud from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mud" in American English

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mudnoun [U]

 us   /mʌd/
wet, ​stickyearth: The ​car got ​stuck in the mud.
muddy
adjective  us   /ˈmʌd·i/
a muddy ​road
(Definition of mud from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mud”
in Korean 진흙…
in Arabic طين…
in Malaysian lumpur…
in French boue…
in Russian грязь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泥,泥土, 爛泥,泥漿, 淤泥…
in Italian fango…
in Turkish çamur…
in Polish błoto…
in Spanish barro, lodo…
in Vietnamese bùn…
in Portuguese lama…
in Thai โคลน…
in German der Schlamm…
in Catalan fang…
in Japanese 泥…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泥,泥土, 烂泥,泥浆, 淤泥…
in Indonesian lumpur…
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