soil

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɔɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sɔɪl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(soil)


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soil

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [fertile, rich, barren] soil
  2. plant the [seeds, bulbs] in the soil
  3. [wet, dry] soil
  4. [dig, even, flatten, fertilize] the soil
  5. soil that is good for
  6. protect the soil from erosion
  7. check the moisture in the soil
  8. the soil is too sandy
  9. thrives in sandy soil
  10. the [factory, dump] contaminated the soil
  11. the soil was contaminated by the [factory]
  12. has spent decades [working, tilling] the soil
  13. [set foot on, returned to] her native soil
  14. [happened, occurred] on [American] soil
v
  1. this [top, carpet, tablecloth] soils easily
  2. soiled her [hand, hands, fingers]
  3. the [ink, grease, paint] soiled his [hand]
  4. soiled his [diaper, pants, underwear]
  5. soiled his [reputation, family honor, good name]
  6. the [affair, tragedy, corruption] soiled his [reputation]
  7. soil your [clothing, shirt, dress, suit]
n as adj
  1. soil erosion
  2. soil samples for
  3. conduct a soil survey
  4. different soil types
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