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gardening

Line breaks: gar¦den|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːd(ə)nɪŋ
 
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Definition of gardening in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The activity of tending and cultivating a garden, especially as a pastime: her love of gardening [as modifier]: gardening gloves
More example sentences
  • You can tell a judge is popular when an usher at his court fashions a humorous painting of him enjoying his favourite pastime of gardening.
  • In the end, fall is only the beginning of gardening as a family activity.
  • His love of animals preceded his love of gardening, and he says a good gardener is automatically a naturalist.

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