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indent

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪnˈdent/ specialized

indent verb [T] (SPACE)

[T] publishing to make a space in the edge or on the surface of something: Each new paragraph should be indented about two centimetres from the margin.

indent verb [T] (REQUEST)

[I] UK business to make an official request for goods: We indented for the engine spares last month.

indent

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈɪn.dent/ specialized

indent noun [C] (SPACE)

publishing a space at the edge or on the surface of something

indent noun [C] (REQUEST)

UK business an official request for goods: We made an indent for the engine spares last week.
Translations of “indent”
in Vietnamese sắp chữ lùi vào…
in Spanish sangrar…
in Thai ย่อหน้า…
in Malaysian membuat inden…
in French renforcer…
in German einrücken…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空間, 在…邊緣(或表面)留出空間…
in Indonesian membuat alinea baru, membuat takik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空间, 在…边沿(或表面)留出空间…
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