Definition of 'tent'
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The big tent would remain standing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The tent itself takes up to eight days to erect and requires a crew of 114 to set up and run. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is best to approach from Holland Park and see the big tent rising amid the greenery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only 60,000 tents have been erected in six camps outside Mosul. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have erected a tent where people can hide from their home's TV screens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The tent is canvas with wooden poles and ropes to hold it together. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We played the tent and people climbed up the tent poles. The Sun (2015)We need a big tent to protect us all from the storms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The men slept on camp beds in tents for eight people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We need flooring for the tents and cover with plastic sheets and insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yesterday a tent had been erected over the scene. The Sun (2009)Pakistani wedding tent provides the communal space. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They advised me to take the tent down but that was all they could do. The Sun (2015)They found it hard to peg their tents down. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mentally ill people burst from tents yelling at unseen terrors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The environment was outside the big tent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Protesters will take steps today to turn the camp into a tented city. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was a white forensics tent covering up the car. The Sun (2012)Last night more tents had been erected and new arrivals kept coming. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The tent takes about a week to put up and kit out. The Sun (2015)They are like tent pegs that will hold us fast in the storms of life. Christianity Today (2000)Coming back to my tent to find people sleeping in it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was kept in a clear plastic tent and allowed out of it only a few days ago. The Sun (2014)It is a canvas bell tent that goes up around a central pole and is secured with guy ropes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a very big tent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Barracks, tents and makeshift shelters sprang like undergrowth from the soil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Working from a canvas tent amid constant gunfire, life quickly boiled down to the basics. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But he denied that the problems stretched beyond failing to provide tents promptly to the tens of thousands unable to return to their homes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The dead included nomadic people who had only tents for shelter and villagers cut off from food and medical aid because roads had been blocked. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If they fail, millions of gallons will roar through valleys filled with the tents and temporary shelters of the homeless. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'tent'
British English: tent /tɛnt/ NOUN
A tent is a shelter made of canvas or nylon and held up by poles and ropes, used mainly by people who are camping.
- American English: tent
- Arabic: خَيْمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: barraca
- Chinese: 帐篷
- Croatian: šator
- Czech: stan
- Danish: telt
- Dutch: tent
- European Spanish: tienda de campaña
- Finnish: teltta
- French: tente
- German: Zelt
- Greek: αντίσκηνο
- Italian: tenda
- Japanese: テント
- Korean: 천막
- Norwegian: telt
- Polish: namiot
- European Portuguese: tenda
- Romanian: cort
- Russian: палатка
- Spanish: tienda de campaña
- Swedish: tält
- Thai: เต็นท์
- Turkish: çadır
- Ukrainian: намет
- Vietnamese: lều
Definition of tent from the Collins English Dictionary
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