US: /ˈkɫəstɝ/
UK: /klˈʌstɐ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

cluster /'klʌstə/
  • danh từ
    • đám, bó, cụm; đàn, bầy
      • a cluster of people: đám người
      • a cluster of flowers: bó hoa
      • a cluster of bees: đàn ong
      • a cluster of bananas: nải chuối
  • nội động từ
    • mọc thành đám, mọc thành cụm (cây cối); ra thành cụm (hoa quả)
    • tụ họp lại, tụm lại
      • children cluster round mother: con cái tụm lại quanh mẹ
  • ngoại động từ
    • thu gộp, góp lại, hợp lại, bó lại

Advanced English dictionary

noun, verb
+ noun
1 a group of things of the same type that grow or appear close together: a cluster of stars + The plant bears its flowers in clusters. + a leukaemia cluster (= an area where there are more cases of the disease than you would expect) + a consonant cluster (= a group of consonants next to each other in a word or phrase)
2 a group of people, animals or things close together: a cluster of spectators + a little cluster of houses
+ verb [V +adv./prep.] ~ (together) to come together in a small group or groups: The children clustered together in the corner of the room. + The doctors clustered anxiously around his bed.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 collection, bunch, clutch, tuft, bundle:
Notice that cluster of flowers near the top of the plant.
2 collection, bunch, group, knot, body, band, company, gathering, crowd, assembly, congregation, throng, flock, assemblage, swarm:
A cluster of well-wishers stood talking with the minister.
3 collect, bunch, group, band, gather, crowd, congregate, throng, assemble, accumulate, mass, aggregate:
A number of people clustered round the new sculpture. Why do these flowers cluster at this tree?

Collocation dictionary


little, small | compact, dense


in a/the ~
The church stood in a small cluster of farmers' cottages.
| ~ of
a dense cluster of buildings


closely, tightly | together
The group clustered together closely.


The children clustered around their teacher.

Concise English dictionary

+a grouping of a number of similar things
+come together as in a cluster or flock
+gather or cause to gather into a cluster