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Definition of "camps" []

  • A place where tents, cabins, or other temporary structures are erected for the use of military troops, for training soldiers, etc (noun)
  • The military life (noun)
  • Tents, cabins, etc, used as temporary lodgings by a group of travellers, holiday-makers, Scouts, etc (noun)
  • The group of people living in such lodgings (noun)
  • A field or paddock fenced off as pasture (noun)
  • A group supporting a given doctrine or theory (noun)
  • A place where sheep or cattle gather to rest (noun)
  • Suitable for use in temporary quarters, on holiday, etc, esp by being portable and easy to set up (noun)
  • To establish or set up a camp (verb)
  • To live temporarily in or as if in a tent (verb)
  • To put in a camp (verb)
  • Plural form of camp. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of camp. (verb)

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Use "camps" in a sentence
  • "Thai-Myanmese border, Thailand has been requested by His Excellency to look at the welfare of those in what you call camps or shelters along the Thai-Burmese border."
  • "According to one poll (3.3% moe), 25% of Americans would support placing Arab-Americans in "camps" until they could be "cleared" as non-terrorists."
  • "The vital question about the human rights practices inside the Tindouf four camps is the freedom of expression and even of movement. although Polisario officials confirm every now and then that sahraoui refugees are allowed to leave the camps any time they would like to do so, sahraouis need Algerian documents if they decide to leave and travel abroad, to get such document is not easy, unless you are a Polisario official or you have useful contacts within the sphere of Polisario leadership, but it is known that any saharoui who managed to leave the refugee camp and opt to go to western Sahara region, Moroccan authorities provide the person in question with necessary documents including a passport."