Meaning of “dimension” in the English Dictionary

"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 /ˌdaɪˈmenʃən/ us

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)