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"sow" in British English

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sowverb

uk   /səʊ/  us   /soʊ/ (sowed, sown or sowed)

sownoun [C]

uk   us   /saʊ/
(Definition of sow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sowverb [I/T]

 us   /soʊ/ (past tense sowed, past participle sown  /soʊn/ or sowed)
to put ​seeds in the ​ground so that ​plants will ​grow: [T] Settlers sowed the ​seeds they had ​brought with them.

sownoun [C]

 us   /sɑʊ/
an ​adultfemalepig
(Definition of sow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sow”
in Korean 씨를 뿌리다…
in Arabic يَبْذُر…
in Malaysian menyemai…
in French semer, ensemencer (en)…
in Russian сеять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 種植, 播種,種…
in Italian seminare…
in Turkish ekmek, tohum ekmek…
in Polish siać…
in Spanish sembrar…
in Vietnamese gieo hạt, xạ, gieo rắc…
in Portuguese semear…
in Thai หว่าน, เพาะเมล็ดพันธุ์พืช…
in German säen, besäen…
in Catalan sembrar…
in Japanese (~に)種をまく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 种植, 播种,种…
in Indonesian menyebar, menanam…
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