outdoors Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"outdoors" in British English

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outdoorsadverb, noun

uk   /ˌaʊtˈdɔːz/  us   /-ˈdɔːrz/
B1 outside: If the weather's good, we'll ​eat outdoors (= not in a ​building). Every ​year he ​takes a ​month off ​work to go ​hiking in the ​great outdoors (= in the ​countryside, ​far away from ​towns).
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(Definition of outdoors from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outdoors" in American English

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outdoorsadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˌɑʊtˈdɔrz, -ˈdoʊrz/ (also out of doors)
out in the ​air, not in a ​building: We’ll ​eat outdoors. The ​kids are ​playing outdoors.

outdoorsnoun

 us   /ˌɑʊtˈdɔrz, -ˈdoʊrz/ (also out-of-doors)
the outdoors a ​placeoutside, away from ​buildings, where you can ​experiencenature: Mike ​enjoys the outdoors.
(Definition of outdoors from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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