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noun  us   /ˌdef·əˈnɪʃ·ən/

definition noun (EXPLANATION)

English [C] a statement that explains the meaning of a word or phrase: What is the definition of “mood”?

definition noun (SEEING CLEARLY)

[U] the degree to which something can be clearly seen or heard: The tape recorded conversation lacked definition – there was too much background noise.
Translations of “definition”
in Korean 정의…
in Arabic تَعْريف…
in Portuguese definição…
in Catalan definició…
in Japanese 定義…
in Italian definizione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋, 定義, 解釋,說明…
in Russian определение, четкость, ясность…
in Turkish tanım, tarif, açıklama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释, 定义, 解释,说明…
in Polish definicja, ostrość…
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