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intersection

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌɪntəˈsekʃən/
the point where two things come together and have an effect on each other: intersection of sth and sth The book looks at the intersection of religious belief and business.
Translations of “intersection”
in Korean 교차로…
in Arabic تَقاطُع…
in Portuguese cruzamento…
in Catalan intersecció, encreuament…
in Japanese 交差点…
in Italian incrocio (di strade)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 線, (兩條線的)相交, 交點…
in Russian перекресток…
in Turkish kavşak, kesişme noktası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 线, (两条线的)相交, 交点…
in Polish skrzyżowanie…
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