carrot · noun /ˈkær.ət/Full view
carrot (VEGETABLE)
A2 C or U a long, thin orange vegetable that grows in the ground
Dictionary examples:

raw carrot

Finely chop the carrots.

Learner example:

You can just bring vegetables - tomato[es], carrots, cucumber and potatoes. (Skills for Life (Entry 2); A2; Polish)

carrot (REWARD)
C2 C something that is offered to someone in order to encourage them to do something
Dictionary example:

The carrot is the extra payment they will get if they finish the work on time.

Learner example:

Weiss['s] policy of dangling the carrot proved useful - he managed, literally, to hit two birds with one stone. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Polish)

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