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"clump" in American English

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clumpnoun [C]

 us   /klʌmp/
  • clump noun [C] (GROUP)

a ​group, esp. of ​plants: Small clumps of ​hardygrass had ​sprung up between the ​rocks.

clumpverb

 us   /klʌmp/
  • clump verb (WALK)

[I always + adv/prep] to ​walk in a ​noisy way with ​heavysteps: He clumped up the ​steps.
  • clump verb (GROUP)

[I/T] to ​gather in a ​group, or to ​cause this to ​happen: [T] In ​ouroffice, the ​desks are clumped together with ​partitions around them.
(Definition of clump from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"clump" in British English

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clumpnoun

uk   us   /klʌmp/

clumpverb

uk   us   /klʌmp/
(Definition of clump from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clump”
in Spanish grupo…
in Vietnamese bụi cây…
in Malaysian rumpun…
in Thai กลุ่มก้อน…
in French bouquet, massif…
in German die (Baum-) Gruppe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 群, (尤指树木或花)丛,簇,群…
in Turkish ağaç/bitki kümesi, topluluğu…
in Russian пучок, куст…
in Indonesian rumpun…
in Chinese (Traditional) 群, (尤指樹木或花)叢,簇,群…
in Polish kępa…
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