home-grown


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home-grown

adj
(Agriculture) (esp of fruit and vegetables) produced in one's own country, district, estate, or garden
Translations

home-grown

[ˈhəʊmˈgrəʊn] ADJde cosecha propia; (= not imported) → del país

home-grown

[ˌhəʊmˈgrəʊn] adj (in locality) → nostrano/a, di produzione locale

home

(həum) noun
1. the house, town, country etc where a person etc usually lives. I work in London but my home is in Bournemouth; When I retire, I'll make my home in Bournemouth; Africa is the home of the lion; We'll have to find a home for the kitten.
2. the place from which a person, thing etc comes originally. America is the home of jazz.
3. a place where children without parents, old people, people who are ill etc live and are looked after. an old folk's home; a nursing home.
4. a place where people stay while they are working. a nurses' home.
5. a house. Crumpy Construction build fine homes for fine people; He invited me round to his home.
adjective
1. of a person's home or family. home comforts.
2. of the country etc where a person lives. home produce.
3. (in football) playing or played on a team's own ground. the home team; a home game.
adverb
1. to a person's home. I'm going home now; Hallo – I'm home!
2. completely; to the place, position etc a thing is intended to be. He drove the nail home; Few of his punches went home; These photographs of the war brought home to me the suffering of the soldiers.
ˈhomeless noun plural, adjective
(people) without a place to live in. This charity was set up to help the homeless; homeless people.
ˈhomely adjective
1. simple but pleasant. homely food.
2. making a person feel he is at home. a homely atmosphere.
3. (American) (of a person) not attractive; ugly.
ˈhomeliness noun
ˈhoming adjective
1. (of pigeons etc) which (can) fly home when set free a long way from home.
2. able to take a missile etc to its target. These torpedoes have homing devices in their noses.
ˈhome-coming noun
1. the return home of a person (who has been away for some time). We had a party to celebrate his home-coming.
2. (American) an annual event held by a college, a university or high school for former students.
ˌhome-ˈgrown adjective
grown in one's own garden or in one's own country. These tomatoes are home-grown.
ˈhomeland noun
a person's native land. Immigrants often weep for their homeland.
ˌhome-ˈmade adjective
made by a person at home; not professionally made. home-made jam; home-made furniture.
home rule
the government of a country or part of a country by its own citizens.
ˈhomesick adjective
missing one's home. When the boy first went to boarding-school he was very homesick.
ˈhomesickness noun
ˈhomestead (-sted) noun
a house, especially a farm, with the land and other buildings (eg barns) which belong to it, especially in the United States, Australia etc.
home truth
a plain statement of something which is unpleasant but true (about a person, his behaviour etc) said directly to the person. It's time someone told him a few home truths.
ˈhomeward adjective
going home. his homeward journey.
ˈhomeward(s) adverb
towards home. his journey homeward; He journeyed homewards.
ˈhomework noun
work or study done at home, especially by a school pupil. Finish your homework!
at home
1. in one's home. I'm afraid he's not at home.
2. (in football etc) in one's own ground. The team is playing at home today.
be/feel at home
to feel as relaxed as one does in one's own home or in a place or situation one knows well. I always feel at home in France; He's quite at home with cows – he used to live on a farm.
home in on
to move towards (a target etc). The missile is designed to home in on aircraft.
leave home
1. to leave one's house. I usually leave home at 7.30 a.m.
2. to leave one's home to go and live somewhere else. He left home at the age of fifteen to get a job in Australia.
make oneself at home
to make oneself as comfortable and relaxed as one would at home. Make yourself at home!
nothing to write home about
not very good. The concert was nothing to write home about.
References in classic literature ?
"Reel home-grown, low-down, unwashed Whitechapel!" I had heard Maguire remark within.
The 'Home-Grown School Feeding Program' is expected to improve food security, nutrition, health, gender equality, education and social protection as well as supporting livelihood activities of youth.
Jeremy Lefroy, MP for Stafford, added his support to the National Farmers Union's (NFU) Home-grown Heartland after an event in Parliament.
by Times News Service Jointly organised by Muscat Municipality, Ministry of Tourism and Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), as part of an initiative to boost domestic tourism in the country, the three-day event, managed by Muscat Eat, hosted 70 home-grown brands -Shabin E
The Terriers have fielded 16 players in all competitions this season who don't meet the definition of being either a home-grown or an Under-21 player.
Liverpool are one of 14 Premier League clubs at risk of being hit by proposals to limit the impact of Brexit having fielded 15 players in all competitions this season who don't meet the definition of being either a home-grown or an under-21 player.
THERE has been a surge in the number of home-grown brands taking part in a major franchise exhibition in Bahrain.
Maryam Uwais, disclosed at the Media Roundtable on the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme in Abuja on Thursday.
The pasta in a cone concept was introduced to Abu Dhabi by home-grown pop-up restaurant 7 Cones.
The home-grown Food & Beverage concept, originally launched in 2016 in Dubai and Al Ain serves innovative sweet and savory crpes along with other freshly made deserts.
You've got the home-grown lads who have come through, they get on with everything they've been told to do.