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English definition of “mode”

mode

noun [C] (WAY)    /məʊd/ US  /moʊd/ formal
C1 a way of operating, living, or behaving: Each department in the company has its own mode of operation. Railways are the most important mode of transport for the economy.Ways of achieving things
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