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veg·e·ta·tion

 (vĕj′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. The plants of an area or a region; plant life: hills sparsely covered with vegetation.
2. The act or process of vegetating.
3. Medicine An abnormal growth on a body part.

veg′e·ta′tion·al adj.
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vegetation

(ˌvɛdʒɪˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Botany) plant life as a whole, esp the plant life of a particular region
2. (Botany) the process of vegetating
3. (Pathology) the process of vegetating
4. (Pathology) pathol any abnormal growth, excrescence, etc
5. a vegetative existence
ˌvegeˈtational adj
ˌvegeˈtatious adj
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veg•e•ta•tion

(ˌvɛdʒ ɪˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. all the plants or plant life of a place.
2. the act or process of vegetating.
3. a passive existence.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vegetation - all the plant life in a particular region or periodvegetation - all the plant life in a particular region or period; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China"
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
biota, biology - all the plant and animal life of a particular region
browse - vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat; "a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day"
brush, coppice, copse, thicket, brushwood - a dense growth of bushes
growth - vegetation that has grown; "a growth of trees"; "the only growth was some salt grass"
chaparral, scrub, bush - dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
stand - a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; "they cut down a stand of trees"
forest, woods, wood - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
shrubbery - a collection of shrubs growing together
garden - the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden
brier, brier patch, brierpatch - tangled mass of prickly plants
ground cover, groundcover - low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
mown, cut - (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of newly mown hay"
unmown, uncut - (used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine; "uncut grass"; "an unmown lawn"
2.vegetation - the process of growth in plantsvegetation - the process of growth in plants  
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
3.vegetation - an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart)
excrescence - (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
4.vegetation - inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life; "their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation"
dormancy, quiescence, quiescency, sleeping - quiet and inactive restfulness
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vegetation

noun plants, flora, greenery, foliage, plant life, verdure, herbiage (rare) The inn has a garden of semi-tropical vegetation.
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Translations
نَبَاتنَباتات
vegetaceporostrostlinstvo
vegetation
kasvillisuus
raslinjevegetacija
növényzet
gróîur
草木
식물
rastlinstvo
växtlighet
พืชผัก
bitki örtüsübitki örtüsü/topluluğubitkiler
thực vật

vegetation

[ˌvedʒɪˈteɪʃən] Nvegetación f
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vegetation

[ˌvɛdʒɪˈteɪʃən] nvégétation f
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vegetation

n
Vegetation f; could we live on the vegetation here?könnten wir uns von dem ernähren, was hier wächst?
(= wasting away) (of sick people)Dahinvegetieren nt; (of mind)Verödung f, → Verarmung f; the patients just lie there in a state of vegetationdie Patienten dämmern nur noch vor sich hin or vegetieren nur noch dahin
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vegetation

[ˌvɛdʒɪˈteɪʃn] nvegetazione f
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vegetable

(ˈvedʒtəbl) noun
1. a plant or part of a plant, other than a fruit, used as food. We grow potatoes, beans and other vegetables; (also adjective) vegetable oils.
2. a plant. Grass is a vegetable, gold is a mineral and a human being is an animal.
ˌvegeˈtarian (vedʒi-) noun
a person who does not eat meat of any kind. Has he always been a vegetarian?; (also adjective) This is a vegetarian dish.
ˌvegeˈtarianism noun
vegetate (ˈvedʒiteit) verb
to live an idle, boring and pointless life. I would like to get a job – I don't want to vegetate.
ˌvegeˈtation (vedʒi-) noun
plants in general; plants of a particular region or type. tropical vegetation.
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vegetation

نَبَات vegetace vegetation Vegetation βλάστηση vegetación kasvillisuus végétation raslinje vegetazione 草木 식물 vegetatie vegetasjon wegetacja vegetação растительность växtlighet พืชผัก bitki örtüsü thực vật 植被
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veg·e·ta·tion

n. vegetación, crecimiento anormal de verrugas o excrecencias en una parte del cuerpo tal como se ve en la endocarditis.
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vegetation

n vegetación f
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