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  1. vegetate

    • IPA[ˈvejəˌtāt]

    美式

    • v.
      live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way;(of a plant or seed) grow; sprout
    • verb: vegetate, 3rd person present: vegetates, gerund or present participle: vegetating, past tense: vegetated, past participle: vegetated

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    動詞

    • 1. live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way if she left him there alone, he'd sit in front of the television set and vegetate
    • 2. dated (of a plant or seed) grow; sprout he advised that seeds be sent in a vegetating condition
    • cause plants to grow in or cover (a place) the final task was to vegetate the area used to store the muck dredged from the pond
    • 3. (of an abnormal growth) increase in size.
    • adj.
      covered with vegetation or plant life: densely vegetated wetlands

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      covered with vegetation or plant life: densely vegetated wetlands

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈvɛdʒɪteɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way: if she left him alone, he'd sit in front of the television and vegetate

    Oxford Dictionary