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"activate" in British English

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activateverb [T]

uk   /ˈæk.tɪ.veɪt/ us   /ˈæk.tə.veɪt/
(Definition of activate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"activate" in American English

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activateverb [T]

us   /ˈæk·təˌveɪt/
to cause something to start working: Something activated the car alarm.
In sports, to activate a player is to bring that player back to the regular team after an injury.
activation
noun [U] us   /ˌæk·təˈveɪ·ʃən/
(Definition of activate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"activate" in Business English

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activateverb [T]

uk   /ˈæktɪveɪt/ us  
to make something start working or happening: New customers must call an automated line to activate their card. The move will activate a clause in the contract which gives the company the option to sell or demand the outstanding £3.5m owed on the deal.
(Definition of activate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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