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weednoun

uk   /wiːd/ us   /wiːd/

weedverb [I or T]

uk   /wiːd/ us   /wiːd/
weeding
noun [U] uk   /ˈwiː.dɪŋ/ us   /ˈwiː.dɪŋ/
There's plenty of weeding to do now that the growing season's started.
Phrasal verbs
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weednoun [C]

us   /wid/
any wild plant that grows in a garden or field where it is not wanted: My garden is overrun with weeds.

weedverb [I/T]

us   /wid/
to remove wild, unwanted plants: [I] I weeded all afternoon.
(Definition of weed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “weed”
in Korean 잡초…
in Arabic نَبات ضارّ…
in Malaysian lalang, rumpai…
in French mauvaise herbe…
in Russian сорняк…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 雜草, 野草…
in Italian erbaccia…
in Turkish yabanî ot, zararlı ot, ayrık otu…
in Polish chwast…
in Spanish mala hierba, quitar las malas hierbas de…
in Vietnamese cỏ dại…
in Portuguese erva daninha…
in Thai วัชพืช…
in German das Unkraut…
in Catalan mala herba…
in Japanese 雑草…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 杂草, 野草…
in Indonesian gulma…
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