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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhomegrownhome‧grown /ˌhəʊmˈɡrəʊn◂ $ ˌhoʊmˈɡroʊn◂/ adjective  1 MAKE FUN OFmade or produced in your own country, town etc homegrown rock stars2 GROW PLANTS, VEGETABLES ETChomegrown vegetables and fruit are grown in your own garden
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homegrownNot all of the violence in Miami was spillover from abroad; some of it was homegrown.Watercress: make use of homegrown crops with a free recipe booklet.homegrown entertainmentThe women grill greasy pieces of beef for lunch, with homegrown maize and potatoes.But between 1991 and 1999 net immigration averaged 104,000 a year, compared with a homegrown population rise averaging 107,000.Finally, there's a bevy of Aussie and homegrown soap stars in Aladdin at the Apollo in Oxford.The Grant Street Band rounds out the homegrown sound with intense harmonies and fine traditional and contemporary arrangements.But businesses in the United States are discovering that a homegrown version of work-based learning can yield benefits.
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