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"engineering" in British English

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engineeringnoun [U]

uk   /ˌen.dʒɪˈnɪə.rɪŋ/  us   /-ˈnɪr.ɪŋ/
B1 the ​work of an ​engineer, or the ​study of this ​work: German/American engineering Richard ​studied engineering at MIT.

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(Definition of engineering from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"engineering" in American English

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engineeringnoun [U]

 us   /ˌen·dʒəˈnɪər·ɪŋ/
the ​study of using ​scientificprinciples to ​design and ​buildmachines, ​structures, and other things, ​includingbridges, ​roads, ​vehicles, and ​buildings: civil/​electrical/​mechanical engineering an engineering ​firm/​degree
(Definition of engineering from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"engineering" in Business English

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engineeringnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌendʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ/
(Definition of engineering from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “engineering”
in Arabic هَنْدَسة…
in Korean 기술…
in Portuguese engenharia…
in Catalan enginyeria…
in Japanese 工学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工程设计, 工程学…
in Turkish mühendislik…
in Russian инженерное дело, машиностроение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工程設計, 工程學…
in Italian ingegneria…
in Polish inżynieria…
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