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Meaning of “feedback” in the English Dictionary

"feedback" in British English

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feedbacknoun [U]

uk   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 fromcustomers about the new ​soap? positive/​negative feedback

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  • feedback noun [U] (MACHINE)

the ​sudden, high, ​unpleasantnoise 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 ​wonderfulsounds 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 ​sensorsensures that the ​carenginerunssmoothly.
(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 ​informationobtained 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)
Translations of “feedback”
in Arabic تَغذِية راجِعة…
in Korean 피드백…
in Portuguese comentário…
in Catalan comentaris…
in Japanese フィードバック…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意见, 反馈信息,反馈意见…
in Turkish geribildirim, geri besleme…
in Russian ответная реакция, отклик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意見, 回饋資訊,回饋意見…
in Italian reazione, commenti…
in Polish reakcja, opinie…
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