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cropnoun [C]

us   /krɑp/
  • crop noun [C] (PLANT)

a plant such as a grain, vegetable, or fruit grown in large amounts on a farm, or the total amount gathered of such a plant: Apple growers celebrated their biggest crop ever last year.
A crop is also any group of similar things or people: We’ve got a new crop of students coming in every year.

cropverb [T]

us   /krɑp/ -pp-
  • crop verb [T] (CUT)

to cut something to make it shorter: The brothers both had their hair cropped.
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"crop" in British English

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cropnoun

uk   /krɒp/ us   /krɑːp/
  • crop noun (PLANT)

B1 [C] (the total amount collected of) a plant such as a grain, fruit, or vegetable grown in large amounts: The main crops grown for export are coffee and rice. a bumper (= very good) potato crop

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  • crop noun (GROUP)

[C usually singular] informal a group of people or things with something in common, that exist at a particular time: The judges will select the best from this year's crop of first novels.
  • crop noun (THROAT)

[C] a part of the throat in many birds where food is stored before going into the stomach

cropverb

uk   /krɒp/ us   /krɑːp/ -pp-
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cropnoun [C]

uk   /krɒp/ us   PRODUCTION
a plant that is grown in large quantities, especially for food: The main crops grown for export are coffee and rice. crop production. Genetically modified crops continue to be controversial.
the total amount of a crop that is collected in one season: Last year there was a bumper crop of maize (= a very large one).
(Definition of crop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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