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noun garden pronunciation in British English /ˈɡɑː(r)d(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] British an area of land next to a house that belongs to the house, usually with grass and plants growing in it. The American word is yard
    The house has a large garden with fruit trees.
    A stream ran through Florence’s garden.
    back/front garden: The children were playing in the back garden.
    1. a.
    2. b.
      [only before noun] in a garden, or used in a garden
      garden path/gate/shed
      garden furniture/chair/ornament
  2. 2
    [countable] [usually plural] a large area of grass, flowers, trees etc that is open to the public for their enjoyment
    They spent the afternoon wandering around Kew Gardens.
  3. 3


    used in the names of some streets
    We lived at 14 Beckford Gardens.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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