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dimension

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌdaɪˈmenʃən/
a measurement of something in a particular direction, especially its height, length, or width: The estate agent's brochure specifies the dimensions of each room. approximate/exact/precise dimensions
a part or feature of something: Good managers will analyse every dimension of job satisfaction. One other dimension of e-commerce readiness is integration between information systems. The information-based economy has the potential to add a new dimension to economic success.
(Definition of dimension from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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