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treenoun [C]

uk   /triː/  us   /triː/
A1 a ​tallplant that has a ​wooden trunk and ​branches that ​grow from ​itsupperpart: a ​plum/​apple/​chestnut tree an ​oak/​elm/​maple tree We ​sat under a tree for ​shade.
another ​type of ​tallplant, without a ​wooden trunk: palm trees

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

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treenoun [C]

 us   /tri/
a ​tallplant that has a ​woodentrunk and ​branchesgrowing from ​itsupperpart: a ​pine tree
(Definition of tree from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tree”
in Korean 나무…
in Arabic شَجَرة…
in Malaysian pokok…
in French arbre…
in Russian дерево…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樹,樹木, 喬木, (沒有木質樹幹的)樹…
in Italian albero…
in Turkish ağaç…
in Polish drzewo…
in Spanish árbol…
in Vietnamese cây…
in Portuguese árvore…
in Thai ต้นไม้…
in German der Baum…
in Catalan arbre…
in Japanese 木…
in Chinese (Simplified) 树,树木, 乔木, (没有木质树干的)树…
in Indonesian pohon…
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