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landscapenoun [C]

  • landscape noun [C] (COUNTRYSIDE)

 us   /ˈlændˌskeɪp/ a large area of countryside, usually one without many buildings or other things that are not natural
 us   /ˈlændˌskeɪp/ A landscape is also a view or picture of the countryside: She collects early twentieth century landscapes.
  • landscape noun [C] (AREA FEATURES)

earth science /ˈlændˌskeɪp/ the shape of the land and related features in a particular area: a desert landscape

landscapeverb [T]

 us   /ˈlændˌskeɪp/
  • landscape verb [T] (CHANGE APPEARANCE)

to change the appearance of an area of land, esp. by planting trees, flowers, and other plants: The park was beautifully landscaped.
(Definition of landscape from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"landscape" in British English

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landscapenoun

uk   us   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/
B1 [C] a large area of countryside, especially in relation to its appearance: a rural/barren landscape The landscape is dotted with the tents of campers and hikers. The cathedral dominates the landscape for miles around.
[C or U] a view or picture of the countryside, or the art of making such pictures: a watercolour landscape J.M.W. Turner is one of the best-known British landscape painters.

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landscapeverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/

landscapeadjective

uk   us   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/
A landscape document is to be printed with the longer side of the paper at the top and bottom.
(Definition of landscape from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"landscape" in Business English

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landscapeadjective

uk   us   /ˈlændskeɪp/ IT
used to describe a computer document that is to be printed with the longer side of the paper at the top and bottom: PC monitors display Web pages in landscape format while printers are set by default to print in portrait.
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