Definition of patchwork noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    patchwork

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpætʃwɜːk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpætʃwɜːrk//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] a type of needlework in which small pieces of cloth of different colours or designs are sewn together a patchwork quilt compare crazy quilt
  2. 2[singular] a thing that is made up of many different pieces or parts a patchwork of different styles and cultures From the plane, the landscape was just a patchwork of fields.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: patchwork