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"dimension" in British English

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dimensionnoun

uk   us   /ˌdaɪˈmen.ʃən/ /ˌdɪ-/
B2 [C often plural] a ​measurement of something in a ​particulardirection, ​especiallyitsheight, ​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 ​weaponsadd a new dimension to ​modernwarfare. 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 ​particulardirection, esp. ​itsheight, ​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 ​brochurespecifies the dimensions of each ​room. approximate/​exact/precise dimensions
a ​part or ​feature of something: Good ​managers will ​analyse every dimension of ​jobsatisfaction. One other dimension of ​e-commerce readiness is ​integration between ​informationsystems. The information-based ​economy has the ​potential to ​add a new dimension to ​economicsuccess.
(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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