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design

noun (PLAN)    /dɪˈzaɪn/
C1 [C] a drawing or set of drawings showing how a building or product is to be made and how it will work and look : Have you seen the designs for the new shopping centre ?ArchitectureInventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing B1 [U] (also designing) the art of making plans or drawings for something: She's an expert on kitchen / software design. He's studying design at college .Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing B1 [S or U] the way in which something is planned and made: I don't like the design of this kettle . The building was originally Victorian in design. a serious design fault The car has some excellent design features .Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
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