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compostnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkɑm·poʊst/
decayingmaterial of ​plants, ​unwantedfood, etc., ​added to ​dirt to ​improve the ​growth of new ​plants
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compostnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɒm.pɒst/  us   /ˈkɑːm.poʊst/
decayingplantmaterial that is ​added to ​soil to ​improveitsquality
compost
verb [T] uk   us  
(Definition of compost from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “compost”
in Korean 퇴비…
in Arabic سِماد…
in Malaysian membajai…
in French compost…
in Russian компост…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混合肥料, 堆肥…
in Italian compost, miscela ferilizzante…
in Turkish yaprak ve bitkilerden oluşan doğal gübre…
in Polish kompost…
in Spanish abono orgánico…
in Vietnamese phân xanh…
in Portuguese adubo…
in Thai พืชที่หมักไว้เป็นปุ๋ย…
in German der Kompost…
in Catalan compost…
in Japanese 腐葉土…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混合肥料, 堆肥…
in Indonesian pupuk…
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