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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)

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airingnoun [S]

uk   /ˈeərɪŋ/ us  
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 payment reform will get their first major public 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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