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goosenoun [C]

us   /ɡus/ plural geese /ɡis/
a large bird 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 large water bird similar 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/
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goosenoun [C]

uk   /ɡuːs/ us  
the goose that lays the golden egg(s)
the thing that makes you the most money: The fuel and energy sector 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 entry prices to tourist attractions 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 oca, 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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“goose” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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