country

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkʌntri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkʌntri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kuntrē)


Inflections of 'country' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": countries
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country

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [coastal, landlocked, desert, jungle, forest] country
  2. [wine, farm, dairy] country
  3. [a developed, an underdeveloped, a developing] country
  4. [European, Asian, American] countries
  5. [EU, G-20, Arab League] countries
  6. a foreign country
  7. dated: in Third World countries
  8. [Japan] is his country of [origin, citizenship, residence]
  9. [move, travel, go, fly] country to country
  10. [move, emigrate, migrate] to another country
  11. [move] across the country
  12. have never left the country
  13. have never [gone out, traveled outside] of the country
  14. the mother country
  15. (its) country of origin
  16. is the country where I was born
  17. [live, leave, remain in] the country of your birth
  18. she fought for her country
  19. he fought for [Queen, King, God] and Country
  20. it's a free country!
  21. [a pact, a treaty, an agreement] among several countries
  22. the [biggest, smallest, most powerful] country (in the world)
  23. the whole country [backed, supported, rejected] the plan
  24. [live, vacation] in the country
  25. have a [house, cabin] (out) in the country
  26. go to the country for the [summer, spring]
  27. move (out) to the country
n as adj
  1. a country [house, cabin, home]
  2. listen to country music
  3. [join, is a member of] the country club
  4. [poor, high] country conditions
  5. dial the country code
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