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"prune" in American English

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pruneverb [T]

us   /prun/
  • prune verb [T] (CUT)

to cut off unwanted branches from a tree, bush, or other plant: They advise growers not to prune fruit trees heavily.

prunenoun [C]

us   /prun/
  • prune noun [C] (FRUIT)

a dried whole plum (= fruit)
(Definition of prune from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of prune from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prune" in Business English

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pruneverb [T]

uk   /pruːn/ us  
to reduce the number or amount of something: The plan for the next financial year is to prune 25% off the budget.
(Definition of prune from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prune”
in Korean 말린 자두…
in Arabic بَرقوق مُجفّف…
in Malaysian mencantas…
in French émonder, tailler…
in Russian подрезать (ветви)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 修剪(樹枝), 刪除,刪節…
in Italian prugna secca…
in Turkish budamak…
in Polish przycinać…
in Spanish podar…
in Vietnamese xén, tỉa…
in Portuguese ameixa seca…
in Thai ตัดแต่ง…
in German beschneiden…
in Catalan pruna de confitar…
in Japanese プルーン, 干しスモモ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 修剪(树枝), 删除,删节…
in Indonesian memangkas…
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