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"vegetation" in British English

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vegetationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌvedʒ.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
C1 plants in ​general, or ​plants that are ​found in a ​particulararea: The ​railwaytrack 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 ​buildinghotels along the ​coast.
(Definition of vegetation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vegetationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌvedʒ·ɪˈteɪ·ʃən/
biology plants in ​general, or the ​plants that are ​found in a ​particulararea
vegetative
adjective [not gradable]  /ˈvedʒ·ɪˌteɪt̬·ɪv/
(Definition of vegetation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vegetation”
in Arabic مِنطَقة نَباتِيّة…
in Korean 초목, 식물…
in Portuguese vegetação…
in Catalan vegetació…
in Japanese 植物, 植生…
in Chinese (Simplified) (总称)植物, 植被,植物群落…
in Turkish bitkiler, bitki örtüsü…
in Russian растительность…
in Chinese (Traditional) (總稱)植物, 植被,植物群落…
in Italian vegetazione…
in Polish roślinność…
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