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the corn/potato/grape harvest
It was harvest time.
a field that had been ploughed up after the harvest
There will be a bumper (=very large) harvest this year.
Poor harvests increased food prices.
The grim harvest of these cuts was an increase in preventable diseases.
a rich harvest of knowledge
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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a sweet hard biscuit in the shape of a tube, flavoured with ginger
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Definition of harvest from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.