Significado de “nest” - en el Diccionario Inglés

nest en inglés británico

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nestnoun [ C ]

uk /nest/ us /nest/

nest noun [ C ] (HOME)

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.

a comfortable home:

One day the children grow up and leave the nest.

a place where something unpleasant or unwanted has developed:

The diplomats have been sent home because their embassy has become a nest of spies.

Más ejemplos

  • The cuckoo lays her egg in another bird's nest.
  • If disturbed, the bird may abandon the nest, leaving the chicks to die.
  • The bird regarded me with suspicion as I walked up to its nest.
  • There's a wasps' nest in that old tree.
  • Meanwhile, the mother flies back to the nest to feed her young.

nestverb [ I ]

uk /nest/ us /nest/

(Definición de nest del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

nest en inglés americano

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nestnoun [ C ]

us /nest/

a structure or other place where creatures, esp. birds, give birth or leave their eggs to develop

nest
verb [ I ] us /nest/

Swallows are nesting in our apple tree.

(Definición de nest del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)