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"aisle" in British English

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aislenoun [C]

uk   us   /aɪl/
a ​long, ​narrowspace between ​rows of ​seats in an ​aircraft, ​cinema, or ​church: Would you like an aisle seat or would you ​prefer to be by the ​window? a ​long, ​narrowspace between the ​rows of ​shelves in a ​largeshop: You'll ​find the ​shampoo and the ​soap in the fourth aisle from the ​entrance.
(Definition of aisle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aisle" in American English

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aislenoun [C]

 us   /ɑɪl/
a ​long, ​narrowspace between ​rows of ​seats in an ​aircraft, ​theater, ​church, etc., or between the ​rows of ​shelves in a ​store
(Definition of aisle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"aisle" in Business English

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aislenoun [C]

uk   us   /aɪl/
COMMERCE the ​longnarrowspace between the rows of ​shelves in a large ​store, also used to refer to the ​shelves themselves: Shopping ​onlinemeans you ​avoid the crowded supermarket aisles. the ​frozenfood/​home baking, etc. aisle The ​grocery aisles are ​stocked with everyday ​brands, ​priced very ​competitively.
the ​longnarrowspace between rows of ​seats in a ​plane, cinema, theatre, etc.: I always ​ask for an aisle ​seat, not a ​windowseat. The ​stewardess came down the aisle ​serving drinks.
(Definition of aisle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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