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verb harvest pronunciation in British English /ˈhɑː(r)vɪst/
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present tense
present participleharvesting
past tenseharvested
past participleharvested
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to collect a crop from the fields
  2. 2
    [transitive] literary to collect or obtain something
  3. 3
    [transitive] medical to take something such as an organ or cells from someone’s body, especially in order to use them in transplants

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

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