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noun [C]  /dəˈmen·ʃən/ us  

dimension noun [C] (MEASUREMENT)

a measurement of something in a particular direction, esp. its height, length, or width: The dimensions of the room are 26 feet by 15 feet.

dimension noun [C] (QUALITY)

a part or quality of a thing or situation that has an effect on the way you think about it: The new script gave the story a psychological dimension.
(Definition of dimension from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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