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Meaning of “electrical” in the English Dictionary

"electrical" in British English

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electricaladjective

uk   us   /ɪˈlek.trɪ.kəl/
B1 relating to ​electricity: electrical ​equipment/​goods/​devices an electrical ​fuse/​circuit/​fault

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electrically
adverb uk   us   /-i/
an electrically ​poweredcar
(Definition of electrical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"electrical" in American English

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electricaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪˈlek·trɪ·kəl/
physics using ​electricity for ​power, ​involved in the ​production or ​movement of ​electricity, or ​related in some way to ​electricity: electrical ​equipment
electrically
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ɪˈlek·trɪ·kli/
electrically ​powered
(Definition of electrical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"electrical" in Business English

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electricaladjective

uk   us   /ɪˈlektrɪkəl/
related to or using electricity: an electrical ​business/​company/​retailer Most electrical ​goods come with a one-year ​guarantee. electrical ​appliance/​device/​equipment
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electrically
adverb /ɪˈlektrɪkli/
electrically ​driven/​operated/​powered
(Definition of electrical from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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