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gar·den

 (gär′dn)
n.
1.
a. A plot of land used for the cultivation of flowers, vegetables, herbs, or fruit.
b. An arrangement of living material that is cultivated for food, as a fungus garden maintained by ants.
2. often gardens Grounds laid out with flowers, trees, and ornamental shrubs and used for recreation or display: public gardens; a botanical garden.
3. A yard or lawn.
4. A fertile, well-cultivated region.
5.
a. An open-air establishment where refreshments are served.
b. A large public auditorium or arena.
v. gar·dened, gar·den·ing, gar·dens
v.tr.
1. To cultivate (a plot of ground) as a garden.
2. To furnish with a garden.
v.intr.
1. To plant or tend a garden.
2. To work as a gardener.
adj.
1. Of, suitable to, or used in a garden: garden tools; garden vegetables.
2. Provided with open areas and greenery: a garden community.
3. Garden-variety.
Idiom:
lead/take down the garden path
To mislead or deceive (another).

[Middle English gardin, from Old North French, from gart, of Germanic origin; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]
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gardening

(ˈɡɑːdənɪŋ)
n
(Horticulture)
a. the planning and cultivation of a garden
b. (as modifier): gardening gloves.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gardening - the cultivation of plantsgardening - the cultivation of plants    
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
landscape gardening, landscaping - working as a landscape gardener
market gardening - the growing of vegetables or flowers for market
floriculture, flower gardening - the cultivation of flowering plants
garden - work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"
landscape - do landscape gardening; "My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"
landscape - embellish with plants; "Let's landscape the yard"
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gardening

noun
Quotations
"Gardening is not a rational act" [Margaret Atwood Bluebeard's Egg]
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Translations
بَسْتَنَةبَسْتَنَه
zahradničení
havearbejdehave-
puutarhanhoito
vrtlarstvo
kertészkedés
garîyrkja
庭仕事
정원 가꾸기
záhradníčenie
vrtnarjenje
trädgårdsarbete
การทำสวน
bahçe işleribahçecilikbahçıvanlık
việc làm vườn

gardening

[ˈgɑːdnɪŋ] N (gen) → jardinería f; (= market gardening) → horticultura f
who does the gardening?¿quién es el jardinero?, ¿quién se encarga del jardín?
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gardening

[ˈgɑːrdənɪŋ] njardinage m
Margaret loves gardening → Margaret aime le jardinage.
to do the gardening → faire du jardinagegarden of remembrance njardin m du souvenir (dans un cimetière)garden party [ˈgɑːrdənpɑːrti] ngarden-party fgarden path n
to lead sb up the garden path > → mener qn en bateau garden rubbish ndéchets mpl végétauxgarden suburb nbanlieue f résidentielle (aménagée par un paysagiste)garden tools nploutils mpl de jardinagegarden-variety [ˈgɑːrdənvəraɪɪti] adj (US) (= ordinary) → ordinaire
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gardening

nGartenarbeit f; she loves gardeningsie arbeitet gerne im Garten, sie gärtnert gerne; gardening toolsGartengeräte pl
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gardening

[ˈgɑːdnɪŋ] ngiardinaggio
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garden

(ˈgaːdn) noun
a piece of ground on which flowers, vegetables etc are grown. a small garden at the front of the house; (also adjective) a garden slug.
verb
to work in a garden, usually as a hobby. The old lady does not garden much.
ˈgardener noun
a person who works in, and looks after, a garden.
ˈgardening noun
the work of looking after a garden. Gardening is his favourite hobby; (also adjective) gardening clothes/tools.
ˈgardens noun singular or plural
a park, especially one where animals are kept or special trees or flowers are grown. zoological/botanical gardens.
garden party
a large (usually formal) party, held in the garden of a house etc.
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gardening

بَسْتَنَة zahradničení havearbejde Gartenarbeit κηπουρική jardinería puutarhanhoito jardinage vrtlarstvo giardinaggio 庭仕事 정원 가꾸기 tuinieren hagearbeid ogrodnictwo jardinagem садоводство trädgårdsarbete การทำสวน bahçecilik việc làm vườn 园艺
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