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noun bonsai pronunciation in American English /bɑnˈsaɪ/bonsai pronunciation in American English /ˈbɑnˌsaɪ/
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singularbonsai
pluralbonsais
  1. 1
    [countable] a tree grown in a small container in order to prevent it from growing big
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] the activity of growing trees in this way
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