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intersection

noun uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsek.ʃən/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/

intersection noun (LINES)

[C or U] an occasion when two lines cross, or the point where this happens: The intersection of the lines on the graph marks the point where we start to make a profit.

intersection noun (ROADS)

[C] mainly US the place where two or more roads join or cross each other: a busy intersection Turn right at the next intersection.
Translations of “intersection”
in Korean 교차로…
in Arabic تَقاطُع…
in Portuguese cruzamento…
in Catalan intersecció, encreuament…
in Japanese 交差点…
in Italian incrocio (di strade)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 線, (兩條線的)相交, 交點…
in Russian перекресток…
in Turkish kavşak, kesişme noktası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 线, (两条线的)相交, 交点…
in Polish skrzyżowanie…
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