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"transplant" in British English

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transplantverb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]

uk   /trænˈsplɑːnt/  us   /trænˈsplænt/
to move something, or to be moved, from one place or person to another: The plants should be grown indoors until spring, when they can be transplanted outside.
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transplantnoun

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

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transplantverb

 us   /trænsˈplænt/
  • transplant verb (CHANGE ENVIRONMENT)

[I/T] to move someone or something, or to be moved from one place to another: [T] I transplanted those bushes to the back of the house.
  • transplant verb (MOVE ORGAN)

[T] to move tissue or an organ from one person’s body to another’s

transplantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtrænsˌplænt/
  • transplant noun [C] (MEDICAL OPERATION)

a medical operation in which a new organ or tissue is put into someone's body: He survived a kidney transplant.
  • transplant noun [C] (PERSON/THING)

someone or something that has moved or been moved from one place to another: I’m a transplant from California.
(Definition of transplant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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