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jungle

noun uk   us   /ˈdʒʌŋ.ɡl̩/

jungle noun (FOREST)

B1 [C or U] a tropical forest in which trees and plants grow very closely together: The Yanomami people live in the South American jungle. Either side of the river is dense, impenetrable jungle.
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jungle noun (UNTIDY PLACE)

[S] an uncontrolled or confusing mass of things: Our garden is a real jungle. a jungle of electronic equipment

jungle noun (SITUATION)

[S] informal a situation in which it is difficult to succeed because a lot of people are competing against each other: You've got to be determined in this life - it's a jungle out there, kid.

jungle noun (MUSIC)

Translations of “jungle”
in Arabic أدْغال…
in Korean 정글…
in Malaysian hutan rimba…
in French jungle…
in Turkish balta girmemiş orman…
in Italian giungla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叢林, 熱帶叢林…
in Russian джунгли…
in Polish dżungla…
in Vietnamese rừng nhiệt đới…
in Spanish selva…
in Portuguese selva…
in Thai ป่าทึบ…
in German der Dschungel…
in Catalan selva, jungla…
in Japanese ジャングル…
in Indonesian hutan, rimba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丛林, 热带丛林…
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