contemplation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “contemplation” in the English Dictionary

"contemplation" in British English

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contemplationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɒn.təmˈpleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn.t̬əm-/
serious and ​quietthought for a ​period of ​time: She was ​staring out over the ​lake, lost in contemplation. The ​nuns have an ​hour for ​silent contemplation every ​morning.
adjective uk   /kənˈtem.plə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
Her ​mood was ​calm and contemplative.
adverb uk   /kənˈtem.plə.tɪ  us   /-t̬ɪv-/
(Definition of contemplation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “contemplation”
in Arabic تَأمُّل…
in Korean 심사숙고…
in Portuguese contemplação…
in Catalan reflexió…
in Japanese 熟慮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盘算, 沉思,冥想…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盤算, 沈思,冥想…
in Italian contemplazione…
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