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  1. barren

    • IPA[ˈbar(ə)n]

    英式

    • adj.
      (of land) too poor to produce much or any vegetation;(of a tree or plant) not producing fruit or seed
    • n.
      a barren tract or tracts of land;a group or drove of mules
    • noun: barren, plural noun: barrens

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    • 相關詞
    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. (of land) too poor to produce much or any vegetation:

      the plains of Kyrenia were barren

      the barren, burnt-up countryside

    • 2. (of a tree or plant) not producing fruit or seed:

      the barren fig tree

    • 3. showing no results or achievements; unproductive:

      he scored yesterday to end his barren spell

    • 4. (of a woman) infertile.
    • 5. (of a female animal) not pregnant or unable to become so.
    • 6. (of a place or building) bleak and lifeless:

      the sports hall turned out to be a rather barren concrete building

      the flat feels too tidy, almost barren

    • 7. empty of meaning or value:

      your life will be barren

    • 8. devoid of:

      the room was barren of furniture

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a barren tract or tracts of land:

      the Newfoundland barrens

    • 2. a group or drove of mules:

      the Greeks were seen to drive a barren of mules

    • n. a pale grey Australian goose with a short black bill that is almost covered by a waxy yellow cere.

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    • n. a pale gray Australian goose related to the shelducks, with a short black bill that is almost covered by a waxy yellow cere, and a black tail.

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    • ph. a region in southern New Jersey that is lightly populated and is characterized by sandy soils, forests of stunted conifers, and numerous small rivers.

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    • IPA[ˈberən]

    美式

    • adj.
      (of land) too poor to produce much or any vegetation:
    • the plains of Kyrenia were barren

      the barren, burnt-up countryside

    • n.
      a barren tract or tracts of land:
    • crossing the barrens was no easy feat

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