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Meaning of “rose” in the English Dictionary

"rose" in British English

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roseverb

uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/
past simple of rise

rosenoun

uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/
  • rose noun (PLANT)

B1 [C] a ​gardenplant with thorns on ​itsstems and pleasant-smelling ​flowers, or a ​flower from this ​plant: a rose ​bush She ​sent him a ​bunch of ​red roses.

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roseadjective

uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/

rosénoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈrəʊ.zeɪ/  us   /roʊˈzeɪ/
a ​pinkwine
(Definition of rose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rose" in American English

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rose

 us   /roʊz/
  • rose (RISE)

past simple ofrise

rosenoun [C]

 us   /roʊz/
  • rose noun [C] (PLANT)

a ​plant with pleasant-smelling ​flowers and ​thorns (= ​sharppoints) on ​itsstems, or a ​flower from this ​plant: a ​bunch of roses I am ​planting roses this ​year.

roseadjective, noun [U]

 us   /roʊz/
  • rose adjective, noun [U] (COLOR)

(of) a ​light red-purple ​color: a rose ​dress [U] painted in rose
(Definition of rose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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