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version

noun [C] uk   /ˈvɜː.ʃən/ /ən/ us    /ˈvɝː-/
B2 a particular form of something that is slightly different from other forms of the same thing: The official version of events is that the police were attacked and were just trying to defend themselves. You can make a reduced fat version of the cheesecake by using cottage cheese instead of cream cheese. An English-language version of the book is planned for the autumn. The TV series is a watered-down version of the movie, especially designed for family viewing.
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in Korean -판, 버전…
in Arabic نُسْخة…
in French version…
in Turkish değişik biçim, yorum, kişisel anlatış…
in Italian versione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 版本, 說法…
in Russian версия, вариант, интерпретация…
in Polish wersja…
in Spanish versión…
in Portuguese versão…
in German die Darstellung…
in Catalan versió…
in Japanese 版, バージョン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 版本, 说法…
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