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stubblenoun [U]

us   /ˈstʌb·əl/
  • stubble noun [U] (HAIR)

the short hair that grows on a man’s face if he has not recently shaved (= cut the hair)
  • stubble noun [U] (STEMS)

the stems left in the ground after a crop has been cut
(Definition of stubble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"stubble" in British English

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stubblenoun [U]

uk   /ˈstʌb.əl/ us   /ˈstʌb.əl/
the short hair that grows on a man's face if he has not shaved (= cut the hair) for a few days: With the back of his hand, he rubbed the stubble on his chin.
the short stems left after a crop such as wheat has been cut: In the distance, a wisp of smoke rose from burning stubble.
stubbly
adjective uk   /ˈstʌb.əl.i/ us   /ˈstʌb.əl.i/
(Definition of stubble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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