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English definition of “aspect”

aspect

noun uk   /ˈæs.pekt/ us  

aspect noun (FEATURE)

B2 [C] one part of a situation, problem, subject, etc.: Which aspects of the job do you most enjoy? His illness affects almost every aspect of his life. That's the most worrying aspect of the situation. Lighting is a vitally important aspect of filmmaking. Have you thought about the problem from every aspect?Conditions and characteristics

aspect noun (DIRECTION)

[C] the direction in which a building, window, room, or sloping field faces, or the view that can be seen because of this direction: The dining room has a southern aspect, which allows us to make the most of the sun.Scenery and views

aspect noun (APPEARANCE)

[S] formal the appearance of a place, or the expression on a person's face: The glasses and the beard lend him a rather scholarly aspect.Conditions and characteristics

aspect noun (GRAMMAR)

[C or U] specialized language the form of a verb that shows how the meaning of that verb is considered in relation to time, typically expressing if an action is complete, repeated, or continuousVerb forms, tenses and types of verbs

aspect noun (TV)

specialized media [C] (also aspect ratio) a measurement of the width compared to the height of the picture on a TV or computer screen: A widescreen picture has an aspect ratio of 16:9.
(Definition of aspect from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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