hive Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “hive” - Learner’s Dictionary

hive

noun
 
 
/haɪv/
[C] ( also beehive) a special container where people keep beesAnimal Dwellings - man-madeAnimal dwellings - natural
a hive of activity a place where people are busy and working hardBusy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
Translations of “hive”
in Arabic خَليّة نَحل…
in Korean 벌집…
in Malaysian sarang lebah, sekawan lebah…
in French ruche, essaim…
in Turkish arı kovanı…
in Italian alveare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蜜蜂, 蜂巢,蜂窩, 蜂群…
in Russian улей…
in Polish ul…
in Vietnamese tổ ong, đàn ong…
in Spanish colmena…
in Portuguese colmeia…
in Thai รังผึ้ง, ฝูงผึ้ง…
in German der Bienenkorb, der Bienenschwarm…
in Catalan rusc…
in Japanese ミツバチの巣(箱)…
in Indonesian sarang lebah, kawanan lebah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蜜蜂, 蜂巢,蜂窝, 蜂群…
(Definition of hive from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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