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home-grown Line breaks: home-grown
Pronunciation: /ˌhəʊmˈɡrəʊn/

Definition of home-grown in English:


1Grown or produced in one’s own garden or country.
Example sentences
  • With a little time and effort, but with very little cost, they can fill their gardens with home-grown plants.
  • Grown under cover, early rhubarb is one of the only fresh home-grown fruit available at the moment.
  • Not only is the produce home-made, most is home-grown as well, coming straight from husband George's allotment a field away.
1.1Belonging to one’s own particular locality or country: home-grown talent
More example sentences
  • International artists will be lined up alongside home-grown talent from across the UK and Bradford itself.
  • His thorough knowledge of the First Division club's grass roots has been invaluable at a time when there is no option but to rely upon home-grown talent.
  • The firm is one of those that could help to establish the city as the country's second media capital and stop home-grown talent from moving to London.

Words that rhyme with home-grown

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