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English definition of “installation”

installation

noun     /ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən/
[U or C] IT the act of putting a program onto a computer : She provided me with the resources required for testing the installation of the software . Software installations will be carried out by our administrators .
[U or C] the act of putting furniture or equipment into position : The installation of extra roof and wall-support structures takes considerable time .
[C] a system or piece of equipment that has been put somewhere : The present installations are outdated , and will be removed .
[C] a place with people , buildings , and equipment that has a particular , especially military or industrial , purpose : a military / industrial / commercial installation
(Definition of installation noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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