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verb [intransitive] camp pronunciation in British English /kæmp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlecamping
past tensecamped
past participlecamped
  1. 1
    to stay somewhere for a short time in a tent or other temporary shelter

    They camped for two nights in the forest.

  2. 2



    camp out

    to stay outside a place until you get what you want

    Journalists had camped in front of the house.

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