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noun British English pronunciation: plant /plɑːnt/ 
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  1. 2
    [countable] a factory that produces power, or processes chemicals etc

    a nuclear/chemical plant

    a power/processing plant

    1. a.
      a factory that makes cars, machines, equipment etc

      a car assembly plant (=where cars are put together from parts)

  2. 3
    [uncountable] British large machines and equipment used in industry

    plant hire (=industrial machines for rent)

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