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1desert/ˈdɛzɚt/noun
pluraldeserts
1desert
/ˈdɛzɚt/
noun
pluraldeserts
Learner's definition of DESERT  
: an area of very dry land that is usually covered with sand and is very hot
[count]
[noncount]
— often used before another noun
— see color picture on this page
[count]  : a place or area that does not have something interesting or important
— see also deserts
◊ Do not confuse desert with dessert.
2desert/dɪˈzɚt/verb
desertsdeserteddeserting
2desert
/dɪˈzɚt/
verb
desertsdeserteddeserting
Learner's definition of DESERT  
[+ object]  : to go away from (a place) : to leave (a place)
[+ object]  : to leave and stop helping or supporting (someone or something)
[+ object]of a useful quality or ability  : to no longer be with (someone) in a time of need
[no object]of a soldier  : to leave the military without permission and without intending to return

— deserted

adjective

— desertion

/dɪˈzɚʃən/nounpluraldesertions
[noncount]
[count]
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