Meaning of “vegetation” in the English Dictionary

"vegetation" in British English

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vegetationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌvedʒ.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌvedʒ.əˈteɪ.ʃən/

C1 plants in general, or plants that are found in a particular area:

The railway track will have to be cleared of vegetation if it is to be used again.
Much of the region's native vegetation has been damaged by developers who are building hotels along the coast.

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

"vegetation" in American English

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vegetationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌvedʒ·ɪˈteɪ·ʃən/

biology plants in general, or the plants that are found in a particular area

vegetative
adjective [ not gradable ] /ˈvedʒ·ɪˌteɪt̬·ɪv/

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