landscape

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noun
ADJECTIVE
barren, bleak, desolate, dramatic, rocky, rugged, wild

the dramatic landscape of the desert

beautiful
rural, urban

an urban landscape of factories and skyscrapers

desert, mountain
winter
industrial
lunar
cultural, economic, political, social (all figurative)

The political landscape of the country has changed since unemployment rose.

changing

We need to adapt more rapidly to the changing economic landscape overseas.

VERB + LANDSCAPE
conserve, preserve, protect

the need to preserve the rural landscape

dot, litter

Rocks of all sizes dotted the landscape.

dominate

The power station dominates the landscape.

create, shape (both often figurative)
alter, change, transform (all often figurative)

Their songs altered the landscape of popular music.

LANDSCAPE + NOUN
architect, gardener
architecture, design, gardening
painter, photographer
painting, photography
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verb
Landscape is used with these nouns as the object: ↑park, ↑yard

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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