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beta

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈbiː.tə/  us   /ˈbeɪ.t̬ə/ (symbol B, β)
the second letter of the Greek alphabet

beta

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈbiː.tə/  us   /ˈbeɪ.t̬ə/
Beta software is at the second stage of development: a beta disk You can download the beta version from the website.
Translations of “beta”
in Chinese (Traditional) 希臘文字母表的第二個字母…
in Chinese (Simplified) 希腊语字母表的第2个字母…
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