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"mushroom" in American English

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mushroomnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmʌʃ·rum, -rʊm/
  • mushroom noun [C] (PLANT)

any one of many types of fast-growing fungus (= plants without leaves or flowers) with a round top and short stem, many of which are used as food: wild mushrooms mushroom soup a pizza with mushrooms

mushroomverb [I]

 us   /ˈmʌʃ·rum, -rʊm/
  • mushroom verb [I] (GROW)

to grow quickly: If your business were to mushroom, would you be happy?
(Definition of mushroom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"mushroom" in British English

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mushroomnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmʌʃ.ruːm/ /ˈmʌʃ.rʊm/  us   /ˈmʌʃ.ruːm/  /ˈmʌʃ.rʊm/
A2 a fungus with a round top and short stem. Some types of mushroom can be eaten: wild/cultivated mushrooms button (= very small) mushrooms dried/grilled/stuffed/sliced mushrooms cream of mushroom soup For this recipe choose mushrooms with large caps (= top parts). Unfortunately some poisonous mushrooms look like edible mushrooms.
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mushroomverb [I]

uk   /ˈmʌʃ.ruːm/ /ˈmʌʃ.rʊm/  us   /ˈmʌʃ.ruːm/  /ˈmʌʃ.rʊm/
(Definition of mushroom from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mushroom" in Business English

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mushroomverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈmʌʃruːm/ informal
to increase in number or develop very quickly: Low-cost airlines have mushroomed in recent years.mushroom into sth The walkout mushroomed into a large-scale battle.mushroom from sth to sth Area budgets mushroomed from $3.7 billion in 2005 to more than $6.3 billion this fiscal year.
(Definition of mushroom from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mushroom”
in Korean 버섯…
in Arabic فُطْر…
in Malaysian cendawan…
in French champignon…
in Russian гриб…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蘑菇, 傘菌,蕈…
in Italian fungo…
in Turkish mantar…
in Polish grzyb…
in Spanish champiñón, seta, crecer rápidamente…
in Vietnamese nấm…
in Portuguese cogumelo…
in Thai เห็ด…
in German der Pilz…
in Catalan xampinyó, bolet…
in Japanese マッシュルーム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蘑菇, 伞菌,蕈…
in Indonesian jamur…
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