camp


camp
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noun
1 in tents/huts
ADJECTIVE
makeshift, temporary
day (AmE), holiday (BrE), sleepaway (AmE), summer
basketball, football, music, etc. (all esp. AmE)

The kids were at basketball camp most of the summer.

scout
base

The mountaineers set up their base camp at the foot of the mountain.

Gypsy, travellers' (BrE)
army, boot, military
training
rebel, terrorist
fishing, hunting (both esp. AmE)
mining
VERB + CAMP
establish, make, pitch, set up

They established a base camp by the river.

We pitched camp just outside the woods.

be located
break, strike

We broke camp early the next morning.

leave
attend, go to

There are opportunities for children to attend summer camps.

attack, destroy, raid

Militants raided an army camp.

CAMP + NOUN
fire (usually campfire)

We sat around the campfire.

site (usually campsite)
PREPOSITION
at (a/the) camp

The children are spending a week at a summer camp.

2 prison, etc.
ADJECTIVE
concentration, detention, internment, labour/labor, POW, prison, prisoner-of-war, re-education
death, extermination
transit
refugee

the appalling conditions in the refugee camps

VERB + CAMP
be sent to
enter
liberate
CAMP + NOUN
inmate
guard
survivor

concentration camp survivors

PREPOSITION
in a/the camp

She spent five years in a prison camp.

3 group with shared beliefs
ADJECTIVE
hostile, opposing, rival (esp. BrE), warring
ideological, political
armed

The region split into two armed camps.

VERB + CAMP
divide into, split into
PREPOSITION
in a/the camp

people in both main political camps

PHRASES
have a foot in both camps (= show loyalty to two different groups)

He can unite the party because he has a foot in both camps.

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verb
Camp is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑army

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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