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villagenoun

uk   /ˈvɪl.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈvɪl.ɪdʒ/
A1 [C] a ​group of ​houses and other ​buildings that is ​smaller than a ​town, usually in the ​countryside: a ​fishing village a ​mountain village a village ​shop a village ​green (= an ​area of ​grass in the ​middle of a village) Many ​people come from the ​outlying/​surrounding villages to ​work in the ​town.
[C usually singular, + sing/pl verb] all the ​people who ​live in a village: The village is/are ​campaigning for a by-pass to be ​built.

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

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villagenoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɪl·ɪdʒ/
a ​group of ​houses, ​stores, and other ​buildings which is ​smaller than a ​town: We ​live just ​outside the village of Larchmont.
A village is also the ​people who ​live in a village: The ​whole village came out for the ​parade.
(Definition of village from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “village”
in Korean 마을…
in Arabic قَرْية…
in Malaysian kampung, penduduk kampung…
in French (du) village, village…
in Russian деревня…
in Chinese (Traditional) 村莊, 村子, 全體村民…
in Italian villaggio, paese…
in Turkish köy…
in Polish wieś, wioska…
in Spanish pueblo…
in Vietnamese ngôi làng, dân làng…
in Portuguese povoado, vila, lugarejo…
in Thai หมู่บ้าน, ชุมชน…
in German das Dorf, Dorf-……
in Catalan poble, llogarret…
in Japanese 村…
in Chinese (Simplified) 村庄, 村子, 全体村民…
in Indonesian desa, penduduk desa…
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