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desertnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈdez.ət/  us   /-ɚt/
A2 an ​area, often ​covered with ​sand or ​rocks, where there is very little ​rain and not many ​plants: They were ​lost in the desert for nine ​days. We had to ​cross a ​largearea of ​arid, ​featureless desert. the desert ​suncultural, intellectual, etc. desert disapproving a ​place that is ​considered to have no ​cultural, ​intellectual, etc. ​quality or ​interest: This ​town is a ​cultural desert.
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uk   /dɪˈzɜːt/  us   /-ˈzɝːt/

desert verb (RUN AWAY)

[I or T] to ​leave the ​armedforces without ​permission and with no ​intention of ​returning: Soldiers who deserted and were ​caught were ​shot. How many ​people desert from the ​army each ​year?

desert verb (LEAVE BEHIND)

[T] to ​leave someone without ​help or in a ​difficultsituation and not come back: He deserted his ​wife and ​family for another woman. [T] If a ​quality deserts you, you ​suddenly and ​temporarilylose it: All my ​confidence/​courage deserted me when I ​walked into the ​exam.
(Definition of desert from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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desertverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈzɜrt/
to ​leave someone or something without ​help or in a ​difficultsituation: Local ​people deserted the ​city as ​hordes of tourists ​arrived. If you desert the ​armedforces, you ​leave without ​permission and with no ​intention of ​returning: He ​denied that he had deserted his ​post.

desertnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdez·ərt/
a ​large, ​dryarea where there is very little ​rain and few ​plants: [U] When you ​live in the desert, ​water is ​your most ​vitalresource.
(Definition of desert from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “desert”
en coreano 사막…
en árabe صَحْراء…
in Malaysian abai, tinggalkan tanpa izin…
en francés abandonner, déserter…
en ruso пустыня…
en chino (tradicionál) 沙漠,荒漠…
en italiano deserto…
en turco çöl…
en polaco pustynia…
en español abandonar, desertar…
in Vietnamese bỏ đi, đào ngũ…
en portugués deserto…
in Thai ทอดทิ้ง, หนีทหาร…
en alemán verlassen, fahnenflüchtig werden…
en catalán desert…
en japonés 砂漠…
en chino (simplificado) 沙漠,荒漠…
in Indonesian meninggalkan, melarikan diri…
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