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"bush" in American English

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bushnoun

 us   /bʊʃ/
  • bush noun (PLANT)

[C] a ​lowplant with many ​smallbranches: The ​smell of ​lilac bushes in ​bloomreminds me of ​home. The ​meadow was ​covered with ​small bushes and ​grass.
  • bush noun (AREA OF LAND)

[U] (esp. in Australia and Africa) an ​area of ​landcovered with bushes and ​trees that has never been ​farmed and where few ​peoplelive: If you ​live in the bush, a ​smallplane is the ​bestmeans of ​transportation.
(Definition of bush from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"bush" in British English

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bushnoun

uk   us   /bʊʃ/
  • bush noun (PLANT)

B2 [C] a ​plant with many ​smallbranchesgrowing either ​directly from the ​ground or from a hard ​stem, giving the ​plant a ​roundedshape: a ​rose bush

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  • bush noun (AREA OF LAND)

the bush C2 [S] (​especially in ​Australia and ​Africa) an ​area of ​landcovered with bushes and ​trees that has never been used for ​growingcrops and where there are very few ​people
(Definition of bush from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bush”
in Korean 덤불…
in Arabic شُجَيْرة…
in Malaysian semak, pedalaman…
in French buisson, brousse…
in Russian куст…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 灌木, 濃密的頭髮…
in Italian cespuglio…
in Turkish çalı, çalılık…
in Polish krzew, krzak…
in Spanish arbusto, breña…
in Vietnamese cây bụi, vùng đất bỏ hoang…
in Portuguese arbusto, touceira, matagal…
in Thai พุ่มไม้, พื้นที่รกร้าง…
in German der Busch…
in Catalan arbust…
in Japanese 低木の茂み…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 灌木, 浓密的头发…
in Indonesian semak, padang belantara…
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