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noun     planet pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a very large round object that moves around the Sun or another star

    planet Earth

    Mars is sometimes known as the red planet.

  2. 2

    the planet

    the planet Earth and everyone and everything on it: used, for example, when you are talking about the environment

    policies to protect the future of the planet



giving birth to a baby in the presence of a large number of close relatives and/or friends

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a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness

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