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English definition of “suggestion”


noun [C] (SOMETHING THAT SHOWS)   /səɡˈdʒes·tʃən, sə-/
something that shows the existence of something but is not obvious : Police said there was no suggestion of foul play and that the death was the result of an accident .
(Definition of suggestion noun (SOMETHING THAT SHOWS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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