Meaning of “nutshell” in the English Dictionary

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"nutshell" in British English

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nutshellnoun

uk /ˈnʌt.ʃel/ us /ˈnʌt.ʃel/
in a nutshell

C1 using as few words as possible:

Well, to put it in a nutshell, we're lost.

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

"nutshell" in American English

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nutshellnoun [ U ]

us /ˈnʌtˌʃel/

the hard, outer covering of a nut of a tree

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