how to pronounce patchwork

pætʃwɜːk

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An example use of patchwork in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… which is kind of a patchwork of green …”

meanings of patchwork

noun:

  1. A work, such as a blanket, composed of many different colors and shapes, sewn together to make an interesting whole.
  2. A state of regulations whose constituents have an opaque scope of application because of their questionable delimitation with regard to each other.
  3. Any kind of creation that utilizes many different aspects to create one whole piece.

verb:

  1. To create a patchwork from pieces of fabric.
  2. To assemble from a variety of sources; to cobble together.