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"bandwagon" in British English

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bandwagonnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈbændˌwæɡ.ən/  us   /ˈbændˌwæɡ.ən/
an ​activity, ​group, ​movement, etc. that has ​becomesuccessful or ​fashionable and so ​attracts many new ​people: a bandwagon ​effect

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

"bandwagon" in American English

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bandwagonnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈbændˌwæɡ·ən/
an ​activity or ​idea that has ​become very ​popular
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"bandwagon" in Business English

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bandwagonnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈbændˌwæɡən/
an ​activity, ​group, etc., that has become ​successful or ​fashionable and so ​attracts many new ​people: A similar ​force is the ​peergroup bandwagon: I may watch a ​televisionprogramme not only because I like it but because I want to be able to converse with my ​peergroup.
jump/climb/get on the bandwagon disapproving
to become involved in an ​activity that is already ​successful so that you can get the ​advantages of it yourself: The ​success of the ​productled many ​firms to ​try to ​jump on the bandwagon.
(Definition of bandwagon from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bandwagon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 流行,浪潮,时尚…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流行,浪潮,時尚…
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“bandwagon” in Business English

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