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"airing" in British English

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airingnoun [S]

uk   /ˈeə.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈer.ɪŋ/
  • airing noun [S] (MAKING KNOWN)

an ​occasion when a ​subject is ​discussed in an ​open or ​public way: The ​arguments for and against the ​proposals have been given a good airing.
  • airing noun [S] (DRYING)

a ​period of ​time when you ​allow the ​air to make something ​dry and ​fresh: The ​room was ​damp and ​smelly so we ​opened all the ​windows and gave it a good airing.
(Definition of airing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"airing" in Business English

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airingnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈeərɪŋ/
an occasion when a particular ​subject is discussed in an ​open way or in ​public: a ​full/good/​public airingget/be given an airing His ​ideas for ​paymentreform will get their first ​majorpublic airing next month.
(Definition of airing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “airing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使知晓, 公开讨论…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使知曉, 公開討論…
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