definition

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌdɛfɪˈnɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌdɛfəˈnɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(def′ə nishən)


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definition

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [concise, clear, proper, rough, broad, loose] definition (of)
  2. look up the definition (in a dictionary, online)
  3. look the definition up (in a dictionary)
  4. the [English] definition
  5. the [glossary, dictionary, legal] definition (of)
  6. the [product, item, code, word] definition
  7. see the [above, below] definition
  8. is a [standard, common] definition for
  9. champagne [contains bubbles, comes from France], by definition
  10. falls under the definition of [aircraft, felines, fabrics]
  11. [write, find] a definition for each [word, phrase, expression]
  12. a definition for ["quantum physics," an "atom"]
  13. the definition of ["quantum physics"]
  14. am not familiar with that definition (of)
  15. [put, understand, explain] the definition in context
  16. what is your definition of [an ideal weekend, paradise]?
  17. my definition of [how, what, where]
  18. [adjust, sharpen, improve] the image definition
  19. sharpen the [photo, screen, monitor] definition
n as adj
  1. the [screen, TV] definition [settings, controls]
  2. a [high, low] -definition [photo, video]
  3. the [photo] is [high] definition
  4. the [photo] was taken in [high] definition
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