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"feedback" in British English

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feedbacknoun [U]

uk   /ˈfiːd.bæk/  us   /ˈfiːd.bæk/
  • feedback noun [U] (OPINION)

B2 information or statements of opinion about something, such as a new product, that can tell you if it is successful or liked: Have you had any feedback from customers about the new soap? positive/negative feedback

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  • feedback noun [U] (MACHINE)

the sudden, high, unpleasant noise sometimes produced by an amplifier when sound it produces is put back into it: Jimi Hendrix loved to fling his guitar around to get weird and wonderful sounds from the feedback.
specialized engineering the return back into a machine or system of part of what it produces, especially to improve what is produced: Feedback from the sensors ensures that the car engine runs smoothly.
(Definition of feedback from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"feedback" in American English

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feedbacknoun [U]

 us   /ˈfidˌbæk/
reaction to a process or activity, or the information obtained from such a reaction: positive/negative feedback We’re hoping to get feedback on how well the program is working.
(Definition of feedback from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"feedback" in Business English

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feedbacknoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfiːdbæk/ MARKETING, HR
information about something such as a new product or someone's work, that provides an idea of whether people like it or whether it is good: have feedback (from sb) Have you had any feedback from customers about the new soap?give sb feedback (on/about sth) The client has given us some feedback on the design. positive/negative feedback a feedback form/questionnaire/survey
(Definition of feedback from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“feedback” in British English

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That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
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