English - Vietnamese Dictionary
forest /'fɔrist/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- trồng cây ở; biến thành rừng; trồng cây gây rừng
forests|forested|foresting'fɑrɪst ,'fɔ- /'fɒr-Advanced English Dictionary
+the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
+land that is covered with trees and shrubs
+establish a forest on previously unforested land
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C, U] a large area of land that is thickly covered with trees: a tropical forest + a forest fire + Thousands of hectares of forest are destroyed each year.
See also - RAINFOREST
2 [C] ~ (of sth) a mass of tall narrow objects that are close together: a forest of television aerials
Idioms: not see the forest for the trees (AmE) = not see the wood for the trees at WOOD
dense, thick | impenetrable | dark | native, natural | ancient, primeval, virgin | rain
tropical | coniferous, deciduous | beech, birch, pine, etc.
a large stretch of virgin forest
VERB + FOREST
plant | chop down, clear, cut down, destroy
Forest is being cleared to make way for new farming land.
| be covered by/in/with
Much of Europe was once covered in forest.
FOREST + VERB
Thick forest stretched as far as the eye could see.
FOREST + NOUN
tree | floor | land | fire
in a/the ~
They got lost in the forest.
| through a/the ~
We slashed our way through the dense forest.
the edge/heart/middle of the forest
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