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verb harvest pronunciation in British English /ˈhɑː(r)vɪst/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyharvest
he/she/itharvests
present participleharvesting
past tenseharvested
past participleharvested
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to collect a crop from the fields
    Winter wheat is planted in the autumn and harvested in early summer.
    farmers harvesting their crops
    1. a.
      [transitive] to collect plants, animals, or other things that can be eaten or used
      Timber is still harvested and milled locally.

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