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location

noun uk   /ləʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /loʊ-/

location noun (POSITION)

B1 [C] a place or position: The hotel is in a beautiful location overlooking the lake. A map showing the location of the property will be sent to you.
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location noun (FILM)

C1 [C or U] a place away from a studio where all or part of a film or a television show is recorded: The documentary was made on location in the Gobi desert.

location noun (FINDING)

[U] formal the act of finding the exact position of something: The latest navigational aids make the location of the airfield quite easy.
Translations of “location”
in Korean 장소…
in Arabic مَوْقِع…
in Portuguese localização, posição…
in Catalan ubicació…
in Japanese 場所, 位置…
in Italian posizione, ubicazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 位置, 地點,位置…
in Russian расположение, место…
in Turkish mahal, yer, konum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 位置, 地点,位置…
in Polish położenie, lokalizacja…
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