shrubbery

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃrʌbəri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈʃrʌbəri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shrubə rē)

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

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
shrub•ber•y /ˈʃrʌbəri/USA pronunciation   n., pl.  -ber•ies. 
  1. Botanya planting of shrubs: [uncountable]a dense growth of shrubbery.[countable]knocking the ball into the shrubbery.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
shrub•ber•y  (shrubə rē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ber•ies. 
  1. Botanya planting of shrubs:He hit the croquet ball into the shrubbery.
  2. Botanyshrubs collectively.
  • shrub1 + -ery 1740–50

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
shrubbery /ˈʃrʌbərɪ/ n ( pl -beries)
  1. a place where a number of shrubs are planted
  2. shrubs collectively
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