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backyardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbækˈjɑrd/
the area behind a house, or more generally, an area near the place you live: Residents don’t want a nuclear power plant in their backyard.
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"backyard" in British English

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backyardnoun [C]

uk   /ˌbækˈjɑːd/  us   /ˌbækˈjɑːrd/
UK a small space surrounded by walls at the back of a house, usually with a hard surface: The house has a small backyard, surrounded by a high brick wall.
B1 US a space at the back of a house, usually surrounded by a fence, and covered with grass: The kids were playing in the backyard.
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"backyard" in Business English

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backyardnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌbækˈjɑːd/
in your (own) backyard
in the area where you live, or in your area of interest or activity: You hate to see your competitors right in your backyard.
(Definition of backyard from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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