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"planet" in British English

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planetnoun [C]

uk   /ˈplæn.ɪt/  us   /ˈplæn.ɪt/
B1 an extremely large, round mass of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star: the planet Earth/Venus Might there be intelligent life on other planets?

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

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planetnoun [C]

 us   /ˈplæn·ɪt/
earth science an extremely large, round mass of matter, such as Earth or Mars, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star
planetary
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈplæn·əˌter·i/
earth science planetary scientists
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Translations of “planet”
in Korean 행성…
in Arabic كَوْكَب…
in Malaysian planet…
in French planète…
in Russian планета…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行星…
in Italian pianeta…
in Turkish gezegen…
in Polish planeta…
in Spanish planeta…
in Vietnamese hành tinh…
in Portuguese planeta…
in Thai ดาวนพเคราะห์…
in German der Planet…
in Catalan planeta…
in Japanese 惑星…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行星…
in Indonesian planet…
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