combination

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 [ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən]


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combination

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [number, password, security] combination
  2. a [lethal, dangerous, fatal] combination (of)
  3. That can be a dangerous combination!
  4. a (potentially) explosive combination
  5. a [winning, losing, successful] combination
  6. try [another, a different] combination
  7. [won, succeeded] through a combination of [luck and skill, determination and study]
  8. was [organized, held, planned] in combination with (the local authorities)
  9. worked in combination to [improve, complete, achieve]
  10. [writes, written, speaks, told] in a combination of [Spanish and English, Dutch and German]
  11. The [project, plan] was a combination of [ideas].
  12. can be [arranged, set] in a number of combinations
  13. a combination of [religion and science, new and old]
  14. a combination of [drama and comedy, rock and opera]
  15. a result of a combination of [factors, events, decisions]
  16. a combination of [gases, notes, liquids, methods, ideas]
  17. the combination to the [safe, locker]
  18. the combination to [unlock, open]
  19. a [locker, padlock] combination
  20. entered his [locker] combination [wrong, incorrectly]
  21. entered the [wrong] [locker] combination
n as adj
  1. combination [treatments, therapies, methods]
  2. [keyed, typed] in the wrong combination code
  3. [eat, order] a combination [meal, dinner]
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