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"air conditioning" in British English

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air conditioningnoun [U]

uk   us  
B1 the ​system used for ​keeping the ​air in a ​building or ​vehiclecool: I ​wish my ​car had ​airconditioning.

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(Definition of air conditioning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"air conditioning" in American English

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air conditioningnoun [U]

 us   /ˈeər kənˌdɪʃ·ə·nɪŋ/
a ​system for ​cooling a ​room, ​building, or ​vehicle
(Definition of air conditioning from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"air conditioning" in Business English

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air conditioningnoun [U]

uk   us   (UK informal also air con)
the ​electricalsystem used for ​keeping the ​air in a ​building, ​room, or ​vehiclecool: an air-conditioning ​system All ​hotelrooms have ​air conditioning.
(Definition of air conditioning from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “air conditioning”
in Arabic تَكْييف الهَواء…
in Korean 에어컨 (장치)…
in Portuguese ar-condicionado…
in Catalan aire condicionat…
in Japanese 空調設備, エアコンディショニング…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空调系统…
in Turkish soğutma sistemi…
in Russian кондиционирование воздуха…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空調系統…
in Italian aria condizionata…
in Polish klimatyzacja…
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