camp · noun C or U /kæmp/Full view
B1 a place where people stay in tents or other temporary structures
Dictionary example:

We set up camp near the lake.

Learner example:

The camp was a peaceful place with flowers, trees, and a [bike path]. (Preliminary English Test; B1; )

camp (vacation place)
B1 a place in the countryside where you go for a vacation and that has cabins or tents and offers a program of things to do
Dictionary example:

The kids go away to summer camp for two weeks every August.

Learner example:

That was a friend I have not seen for four years. We met in summer camp and had great time together, but I lost her phone number. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Serbian)

an army/prison/refugee, etc. camp
B2 an area containing temporary buildings or tents used for soldiers/prisoners/refugees
Learner example:

This year I think I'd rather go to a refugee camp to organi[z]e a program for children. (First Certificate in English; B2; Hungarian)

camp · verb I /kæmp/
A2 to stay in a tent or temporary shelter
Dictionary example:

We camped near the beach for two nights.

Learner example:

We camped near a group of lions the first night. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)

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