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"dimension" in British English

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dimensionnoun

uk   /ˌdaɪˈmen.ʃən/ /ˌdɪˈmen.ʃən/  us   /ˌdaɪˈmen.ʃən/  /ˌdɪˈmen.ʃən/
B2 [C often plural] a measurement of something in a particular direction, especially its height, length, or width: Please specify the dimensions (= the height, length and width) of the room. a building of vast dimensions (= size)
B2 [C] a part or feature or way of considering something: His personality has several dimensions. These weapons add a new dimension to modern warfare. There is a spiritual dimension to her poetry.
(Definition of dimension from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dimension" in American English

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dimensionnoun [C]

 us   /dəˈmen·ʃən/
  • dimension noun [C] (MEASUREMENT)

a measurement of something in a particular direction, esp. its height, length, or width: The dimensions of the room are 26 feet by 15 feet.
  • dimension noun [C] (QUALITY)

a part or quality of a thing or situation that has an effect on the way you think about it: The new script gave the story a psychological dimension.
(Definition of dimension from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dimension" in Business English

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dimensionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌdaɪˈmenʃən/
a measurement of something in a particular direction, especially its height, length, or width: The estate agent's brochure specifies the dimensions of each room. approximate/exact/precise dimensions
a part or feature of something: Good managers will analyse every dimension of job satisfaction. One other dimension of e-commerce readiness is integration between information systems. The information-based economy has the potential to add a new dimension to economic success.
(Definition of dimension from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dimension”
in Korean 관점…
in Arabic بُعد…
in Malaysian luas…
in French dimension…
in Russian измерение, аспект, размер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空間,尺寸, 層面,維度, 特點…
in Italian dimensione, aspetto…
in Turkish yön, boyut, taraf…
in Polish wymiar, aspekt, rozmiar…
in Spanish dimensión…
in Vietnamese kích thước…
in Portuguese dimensão…
in Thai การหามิติ…
in German das Maß…
in Catalan dimensió…
in Japanese 要素, 局面…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空间,尺寸, 层面,维度, 特点…
in Indonesian matra, dimensi…
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