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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.
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"bush" in British English

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bushnoun

uk   /bʊʃ/  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)
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