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Definición de “nest” en inglés


noun [C] (HOME)    /nest/
C2 a structure built by birds or insects to leave their eggs in to develop , and by some other animals to give birth or live in: a bird's nest a wasps '/ hornets ' nest a rat's nest Cuckoos are famous for laying their eggs in the nests of other birds . The alligators build their nests out of grass near the water's edge .Animal dwellings - naturalAnimal Dwellings - man-made a comfortable home : One day the children grow up and leave the nest.Home a place where something unpleasant or unwanted has developed : The diplomats have been sent home because their embassy has become a nest of spies .Unpleasant placesPlaces and locations
(Definition of nest noun (HOME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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