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noun turf pronunciation in American English /tɜrf/
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pluralturfs or turves
  1. 1
    [uncountable] short grass and the earth that is under it
    1. a.
      [countable] a piece of earth with the short grass that is growing on it
      Lay new turf in frost-free conditions.
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    2. b.
      [singular] a sports playing field covered with short grass
      The turf at the Meadowlands was the scene of an epic battle last night.
  2. 4

    the turf

    the sport of horse racing
    The two jockeys are close friends, despite doing battle on the turf.


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the buying and selling of human organs

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