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"deletion" in British English

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deletionnoun [C or U]

uk   /dɪˈliː.ʃən/  us   /dɪˈliː.ʃən/
(Definition of deletion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deletion" in American English

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deletionnoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˈli·ʃən/
a part removed from a written or electronic text, or the act of removing such a part: [C] You will have to make some deletions to cut the article to 3000 words.
biology A deletion is also the loss of part of a chromosome (= structure containing the information that controls what plants and animals are like), or the chromosome that results from such a loss.
(Definition of deletion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"deletion" in Business English

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uk   us   /dɪˈliːʃən/
[U or C] the act of removing something that is written or printed in a document or saved on a computer: Three incorrect log-in attempts will result in system shutdown and deletion of all files.
[C] something written, printed, or saved that has been removed from a document or computer: These are the latest additions and deletions to the Approved Drug product list.
(Definition of deletion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deletion”
in Arabic شَطب…
in Korean 삭제…
in Portuguese apagamento…
in Catalan supressió…
in Japanese 削除…
in Chinese (Simplified) 删除, 删除部分…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刪除, 刪去的部分…
in Italian eliminazione, cancellazione…
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