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indication

noun uk   us   /ˌɪn.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/

indication noun (SIGN)

C1 [C or U] a sign that something exists, is true, or is likely to happen: There are few indications (that) the economy is on an upswing. Helen's face gave no indication of what she was thinking.
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indication noun (SUGGESTION)

[C] a suitable action that is suggested by something: The indication from the trade figures is to reduce stock by at least 30 percent.
Translations of “indication”
in Korean 표시…
in Arabic دِلالة…
in Portuguese indício, mostra, indicação…
in Catalan indicació…
in Japanese 兆候…
in Italian indicazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 標示, 表明, 象徵…
in Russian признак, фактор, указание…
in Turkish belirti, işaret, iz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 标示, 表明…
in Polish oznaka, znak…
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