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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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pondpond /pɒnd $ pɑːnd/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable]  1 pond.jpg DNa small area of fresh water that is smaller than a lake, that is either natural or artificially made2 across the pondCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + ponda garden pond British EnglishHow can I attract wildlife to my garden pond?an ornamental pond (=a pond made to look pretty, rather than a natural one)They are ideal fish for the ornamental pond.a fish ponda duck ponda lily pond (=one with water lilies)the village pondThey were sitting in the shade of a tree beside the village pond.pond + NOUNpond life (=things that live in ponds)The children are studying pond life this term.a pond plantpond water
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pondPond purloined: A Scarborough school's nature garden has been scuppered by thieves who made off with their fish pond.A water flea that is starving in a crowded pond is the victim not of food shortage but of competition.a goldfish pondSo far this seems to have helped, as the pond has stayed quite clear though it is in constant sunlight.I gaze at the pond in awe.Alternatively dirt and silt could find their way back into the pond.Where is the pond and its lilies?And you come to lakes and you come to ponds and you come to deer and you come up on some sheep.
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