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"body language" in British English

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body languagenoun [U]

uk   /ˈbɒd.i ˌlæŋ.ɡwɪdʒ/  us   /ˈbɑː.di ˌlæŋ.ɡwɪdʒ/
the movements or positions of your body that show other people how you are feeling, without using words: I could tell from her body language that she was very embarrassed.
(Definition of body language from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"body language" in American English

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body languagenoun [U]

 us   /ˈbɑd·i ˌlæŋ·ɡwɪdʒ/
the movements or positions by which you show other people your feelings without using words: Their body language said that they were really enjoying each other’s company.
(Definition of body language from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"body language" in Business English

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body languagenoun [U]

uk   us   COMMUNICATIONS
body movements that show someone's thoughts and feelings: When giving a presentation the right tone of voice and body language are as important as what you are saying.
(Definition of body language from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “body language”
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体语言,肢体语言…
in Turkish vücut dili…
in Russian жестикуляция и мимика…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體語言,肢體語言…
in Polish język ciała…
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