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bar chartnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɑː ˌtʃɑːt/ us   /ˈbɑːr ˌtʃɑːrt/ also bar graph
a mathematical picture in which different amounts are represented by thin vertical or horizontal rectangles that have the same width but different heights or lengths
(Definition of bar chart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bar chartnoun [C]

uk   us   also bar graph GRAPHS & CHARTS
a type of graph in which different amounts that are being compared are shown using rectangles that have different lengths but the same width: This bar chart shows each department's overheads in the last 12 months.
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(Definition of bar chart from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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