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noun crop pronunciation in American English /krɑp/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a plant grown for food, usually on a farm

    They’re all out planting the crops today.

    1. a.
      an amount of crops grown in a particular year

      a good crop of potatoes

      a bumper crop (=a very large crop):

      Last year we had a bumper crop of strawberries.

  2. 2
    [singular] several things that happen or are produced at the same time
    crop of:

    this summer’s crop of Hollywood movies

    1. a.
      several people who achieve something or become known for something at the same time
      crop of:

      this year’s crop of rookie politicians

  3. 3
    [countable] a very short hairstyle


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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