how to pronounce camp


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camp is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of camp in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… family to a labor camp where I Weiwei …”

meanings of camp


  1. A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.
  2. Initialism of cyclic AMP.
  3. A prison.
  4. The company or body of persons encamped.
  5. Campus.
  6. An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
  7. An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
  8. A single hut or shelter.
  9. An affected, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.
  10. A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.
  11. A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost.
  12. An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.
  13. Conflict; battle.
  14. A summer camp.


  1. To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.
  2. To wrangle; argue.
  3. To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.
  4. To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.
  5. To set up a camp.
  6. To afford rest or lodging for.


  1. Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.
  2. Ostentatiously effeminate.
  3. Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Campbell.
  3. Acronym of Central Atlantic magmatic province.

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