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English definition of “column”

column

noun [C] (PRINTING)    /ˈkɒl.əm/ US  /ˈkɑː.ləm/
B2 one of several vertical blocks of print into which a page of a newspaper or magazine is divided: I didn't have time to read the whole article - just the first column.Headlines and features in newspapers and magazines a piece of writing in a newspaper or magazine, usually on a particular subject, that is always written by the same person and appears regularly: She writes a weekly fashion/gossip column for the Evening Standard.Headlines and features in newspapers and magazines C1 any vertical block of words or numbers: Add the column of figures and divide the sum by three.Printing and word processing
(Definition of column noun (PRINTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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