spruce

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1 spruce /ˈspruːs/ noun
plural spruces also spruce
1 spruce
/ˈspruːs/
noun
plural spruces also spruce
Learner's definition of SPRUCE
[count] : a type of tree that has long, thin needles instead of leaves and that stays green throughout the year
[noncount] : the wood of a spruce tree
2 spruce /ˈspruːs/ verb
spruces; spruced; sprucing
2 spruce
/ˈspruːs/
verb
spruces; spruced; sprucing
Learner's definition of SPRUCE

spruce up

[phrasal verb]
spruce (someone or something) up or spruce up (someone or something)
: to make (someone or something) look cleaner, neater, or more attractive
3 spruce /ˈspruːs/ adjective
sprucer; sprucest
3 spruce
/ˈspruːs/
adjective
sprucer; sprucest
Learner's definition of SPRUCE
somewhat old-fashioned
: neat, clean, or stylish in appearance
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