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"generator" in British English

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generatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒen.ər.eɪ.tər/  us   /ˈdʒen.ər.eɪ.t̬ɚ/
a ​machine that ​produces something, ​especiallyelectricity
(Definition of generator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"generator" in American English

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generatornoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒen·əˌreɪt̬·ər/
a ​machine that ​produceselectricity
(Definition of generator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"generator" in Business English

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generatornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʒenəreɪtər/
PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES a ​machine that ​produces electricity: The ​turbineconnects to a generator and ​feedspower into the ​grid.
a ​person, ​company, ​government, etc. that ​produces something: a generator of sth Southern England is the ​chief generator of ​tax for the United Kingdom ​overall. an income/​economic/​revenue generator
UK PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES a ​company that ​produces electricity: National Power, Britain's second largest generator, announced ​recordprofits yesterday.
(Definition of generator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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