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goosenoun [C]

 us   /ɡus/ (plural geese  /ɡis/ )
a ​largebird that ​lives by ​water
(Definition of goose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"goose" in British English

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goosenoun

uk   /ɡuːs/  us   /ɡuːs/ (plural geese )
  • goose noun (BIRD)

[C or U] a ​largewaterbirdsimilar to a duck but ​larger, or the ​meat from this ​bird Note: The female bird is called a goose and the male bird is called a gander.

gooseverb [T]

uk   /ɡuːs/  us   /ɡuːs/
(Definition of goose from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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goosenoun [C]

uk   us   /ɡuːs/
the goose that lays the golden egg(s)
the thing that makes you the most ​money: The ​fuel and ​energysector is the goose that ​lays the golden eggs.
kill the goose that lays the golden egg(s)
to destroy the thing that makes you the most ​money, or ​stop it from making ​money: Raising ​entryprices to ​touristattractions will ​kill the goose that ​lays the golden egg for this town. No-one will come here any more.
(Definition of goose from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “goose”
in Korean 거위…
in Arabic إوَزّة…
in Malaysian angsa…
in French oie…
in Russian гусь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禽, 鵝…
in Italian oca…
in Turkish kaz…
in Polish gęś…
in Spanish ganso…
in Vietnamese ngỗng…
in Portuguese ganso…
in Thai ห่าน…
in German die Gans…
in Catalan oca…
in Japanese ガチョウ, ガン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 禽, 鹅…
in Indonesian angsa…
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