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English definition of “spatial”

spatial

adjective uk (also spacial)   /ˈspeɪ.ʃəl/ us  
relating to the position, area, and size of things: This task is designed to test children's spatial awareness (= their understanding of where things are in relation to other things).Space - general wordsAreas of land in general
spatially
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
spatially awareSpace - general wordsAreas of land in general
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