Meaning of “tent” in the English Dictionary

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"tent" in British English

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tentnoun [ C ]

uk /tent/ us /tent/

B1 a shelter made of canvas or a similar material and supported by poles and ropes, that you can fold up and carry with you

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

"tent" in American English

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tentnoun [ C ]

us /tent/

a movable shelter, usually made of a strong cloth supported by poles and held in position by ropes fixed to the ground:

We pitched our tents near the stream.

(Definition of “tent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)