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combination

noun
 
 
/ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən/
[C or U] a result of two or more things joining together: a combination of sth and sth A combination of economic slowdown and tax cuts is having a drastic effect on public finances. New technologies work particularly well when they are used in combination with traditional classroom learning. →  See also business combination , horizontal combination , vertical combination
Translations of “combination”
in Korean 조화…
in Arabic تَرْكيبة, خَليط…
in Portuguese combinação…
in Catalan combinació…
in Japanese 組み合わせ…
in Italian combinazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯合, 混合, 結合…
in Russian сочетание, код…
in Turkish birleşim, karışım, terkip…
in Chinese (Simplified) 联合, 混合, 结合…
in Polish połączenie, kombinacja, szyfr…
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