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"furrow" in American English

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furrownoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɜr·oʊ, ˈfʌr·oʊ/
a ​long, ​narrowcut or ​fold in the ​surface of something: The ​plowsped along the furrow, ​turning over the ​earth. He ​tried to ​smooth the furrow out of his ​jacket.
furrow
verb [T]  us   /ˈfɜr·oʊ, ˈfʌr·oʊ/
When Tony’s ​deep in ​thought, he furrows his ​brow.
(Definition of furrow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"furrow" in British English

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furrownoun [C]

uk   /ˈfʌr.əʊ/  us   /ˈfɝː.oʊ/
a ​longline or ​hollow that is ​formed or ​cut into the ​surface of something: A ​deep furrow has ​formed in the ​rock, where ​water has ​run over it for ​centuries. Years of ​anxiety have ​lined her ​brow with ​deep furrows.

furrowverb [T]

uk   /ˈfʌr.əʊ/  us   /ˈfɝː.oʊ/
(Definition of furrow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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