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"scenery" in British English

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scenerynoun [U]

uk   /ˈsiː.nər.i/  us   /-nɚ-/
  • scenery noun [U] (COUNTRYSIDE)

B1 the ​generalappearance of the ​naturalenvironment, ​especially when it is ​beautiful: beautiful/​breathtaking/​spectacular scenery They ​stopped at the ​top of the ​hill to admire the scenery.

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  • scenery noun [U] (THEATRE)

the ​largepaintedpictures used on a ​theatrestage to ​represent the ​place where the ​action is
(Definition of scenery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scenerynoun [U]

 us   /ˈsi·nə·ri/
  • scenery noun [U] (COUNTRYSIDE)

the ​generalappearance of ​naturalsurroundings, esp. when these are ​beautiful: We ​stopped at the ​top of the ​hill to ​admire the scenery.
  • scenery noun [U] (THEATER)

the painted ​backgrounds used on a ​theaterstage to ​represent the ​place where the ​action is
(Definition of scenery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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